Similar outcome between paediatric and non-paediatric orthopaedist fixation of femur fractures
The outcomes of pediatric femoral shaft fractures treated surgically by different types of orthopedistsInjury. 2017 Feb;48(2):548-551
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88 paediatric patients with a femoral fracture were randomized to undergo fixation using titanium elastic nails by either a paediatric orthopaedist or by a non-paediatric orthopaedist. Perioperative outcomes included operative time, fluoroscopy time, the length of stay, and the number of cases requiring open reduction. Patients were assessed postoperatively for time to union, outcome on the TEN ou...
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