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Removal of interlocking intramedullary nail for relieve of knee pain after tibial fracture repair.

Authors
  • Zhang, Shaodong1
  • Wu, Xiaotao1
  • Liu, Lei1
  • Wang, Chen1
  • 1 Department of Orthopedics, Zhongda Hospital, School of Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)
Publication Date
January 2017
Volume
25
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/2309499016684748
PMID: 28193138
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

For patients complaining knee pain after interlocking intramedullary nailing of tibial fractures, especially with a short distance from the tip of the nail tail to the tibial plateau (<10 mm) and the anterior border of the tibia (<6 mm) removal of the intramedullary nails relieved the pain significantly.

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