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Im Nailing Of Proximal Tibial Shaft Fractures

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Description: Wheeless IM naling of these fractures is technically difficult and often results in malalignment; surgeons without strong enthusiasm for nailing these fractures should consider lateral plating (for closed fractures)and external fixation for open fractures

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Author/Contact: Wheeless
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Apr 10 2006
Last Modified: Fri Apr 04 2008