Comparing outcomes of intramedullary nail vs plate fixation for lateral malleolus fracture
Intramedullary versus extramedullary fixation of lateral malleolus fracturesInt J Surg. 2015 Oct;22:54-61
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4 studies (2 randomized control trials [RCTs] and 2 case series) comparing intramedullary nail and extramedullary plate fixation for treatment of lateral malleolus fracture were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis. The purpose of the study was to analyze all available data comparing the fixation methods to determine if one method provided better outcomes. Intramedullary nailing wa...
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