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ACE Report #8012
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Intramedullary nail vs. minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis in distal tibial fixation


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Intramedullary nailing versus minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis for distal extra-articular tibial fractures: a prospective randomized clinical trial

J Orthop Sci. 2015 Jul;20(4):695-701.

Contributing Authors: A Polat O Kose K Canbora S Yanık F Guler

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Synopsis

25 patients were randomized to receive either minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) or intramedullary nailing (IMN) for an extra-articular distal tibial fracture. The purpose of the study was to compare the two treatment methods and assess whether one was superior to the other in treating extra-articular distal tibial fractures. The results of this study showed similarity in functional an...

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