[Unilateral external fixation assisted with closed reduction and interlocking intramedullary nail fixation for the treatment of comminuted fracture of femoral shaft].

@article{Zhu2013UnilateralEF,
  title={[Unilateral external fixation assisted with closed reduction and interlocking intramedullary nail fixation for the treatment of comminuted fracture of femoral shaft].},
  author={Hai-Bing Zhu and Li-Guo Wu and Zhe-Min Li and Zhi-Song Fang and Cong-feng Luo and Hong Gao and Qing-Feng Wang and Guo-Hai Fu and Yi-Ping Ma},
  journal={Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={772-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To introduce the use of single arm external fixation assisted reduction and closed complex intramedullary nail fixation for the treatment of femoral shaft fracture operation method and to study its effects. METHODS From June 2008 to October 2012, 24 patients with femoral shaft fractures were treated with unilateral external fixation assisted by closed reduction, interlocking intramedullary nail fixation. Among the patients, 19 patients were male and 5 patients were female, ranging… CONTINUE READING