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Trochanteric vs Pirformis Entry Portal for the Treatment of Femoral Shaft Fractures

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Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota04/otapa/OTA04950.htm

Description: OTA paper 2004: The purpose of this study was to compare results of femoral shaft fracture treatment with use of a nail designed specifically for trochanteric entry, Trigen TAN, to results with use of an identical nail without a trochanteric bend inserted through the piriformis fossa, Trigen FAN.

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

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Added: Mon Sep 05 2005
Last Modified: Mon Jan 21 2008