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Vol:5 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #8251
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Intramedullary nailing superior to plating for recovery speed of proximal tibial fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Intramedullary nailing superior to plating for recovery speed of proximal tibial fractures. ACE Report. 2016;5(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8251

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Intramedullary nailing versus proximal plating in the management of closed extra-articular proximal tibial fracture: a randomized controlled trial

J Orthop Traumatol. 2015 Sep;16(3):203-8

Contributing Authors: RC Meena UK Meena GL Gupta N Gahlot S Gaba

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Synopsis

Fifty-eight adult patients with extra-articular proximal tibial fractures were randomized to receive fixation with either an intramedullary nail (IMN) or proximal tibial plate (PTP) technique in order to compare the clinical efficacy of the two techniques. Intramedullary nailing resulted in shorter hospital stay and time until union when compared to the use of a proximal tibial plate. No significa...

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