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Fracture on removal of the ACE tibial nail

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Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/79-B/3/444

Description: We report four patients who sustained secondary fractures of the posterior wall of the tibial shaft during the removal of one pattern of intramedullary nail after fracture healing. The cause of this complication is discussed.
Fracture on removal of the ACE tibial nail. Takakuwa M, Funakoshi M, Ishizaki K, Aono T, Hamaguchi H. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1997 May;79(3):444-5

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Author/Contact: Takakuwa
Institution: JBJS B
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Language: English

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