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National Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics

2018, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part A
An outcome analysis of extra articular distal tibia fractures treated with intramedullary nailing and plating
Author(s): Dr. Dasarath Kisan and Dr. Saswat Samant
Abstract: Distal tibia fractures even without articular involvement can be difficult to treat. The aim of our study was to compare the clinical and functional outcomes in patients with distal tibia fractures treated with either plating or intramedullary nailing (IMN). We evaluated the clinical and radiological results with at least 1 year follow up. Our results showed that the distal tibia fractures can be successfully treated with both interlocking as well as plating although our study showed improved outcomes in intramedullary nailing group. We believe that a larger prospective study is required to establish the findings conclusively.
Pages: 08-10  |  677 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Dasarath Kisan, Dr. Saswat Samant. An outcome analysis of extra articular distal tibia fractures treated with intramedullary nailing and plating. Nat J Clin Orthop 2018;2(2):08-10
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