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Reamed Versus Non-Reamed Intramedullary Nailing of Lower Extremity Long Bone Fractures: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature

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Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota98/otapo/OTP98002.htm

Description: OTA paper 1998
Conclusions: There is evidence from a pooled analysis of randomized trials that reamed IM nailing of lower extremity long bone fractures significantly reduces rates of nonunion and implant failure.

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Mohit Bhandari, MD
Institution: OTA
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Sep 05 2005
Last Modified: Fri Apr 04 2008