OTA 2016: A pilot RCT evaluating trial feasibility for open tibial fractures in Tanzania
A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Intramedullary Nailing to Uniplanar External Fixation for Open Tibial Shaft Fractures in Tanzania
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40 patients with open tibial fractures were included in this pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of a large randomized trial investigating the incidence of surgical site infection with different fixation methods. Patients were randomized to fixation using an intramedullary nail or an external fixator, and incidence of superficial surgical site infections was evaluated at 2-week follow-up. The ...
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