Distal femoral complications following antegrade intramedullary nail placement

While antegrade nailing for proximal and diaphyseal femur fractures is a commonly utilized fixation method with benefits including early mobilization and high rates of fracture union, both intraoperative and postoperative complications may occur. Intraoperative errors include leg length discrepancy,...

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Main Authors: Amanda J. Fantry, Gregory Elia, Brian G. Vopat, Alan H. Daniels
Format: Article
Published: Open Medical Publishing 2015-03-01
Series:Orthopedic Reviews
Online Access:http://www.pagepress.org/journals/index.php/or/article/view/5820