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Conversion of External Fixation to Intramedullary Nailing for Femoral Shaft Fractures in Polytrauma

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Description: OTA Paper 1998:
Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of this two-stage treatment, we retrospectively reviewed the records of 63 polytrauma patients with 69 femoral fractures treated with conversion of external fixation to IM nailing from 1989 to 1997 at our institution.

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Nowotarski et al
Institution: OTA
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Language: English

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Added: Sun Sep 04 2005
Last Modified: Mon Jan 21 2008