Bent femoral intramedullary nails: a report of two cases with need for urgent removal

@article{Nicolaides2004BentFI,
  title={Bent femoral intramedullary nails: a report of two cases with need for urgent removal},
  author={Vasilios Nicolaides and Vasilios D. Polyzois and Apostolos Tzoutzopoulos and Panayotis Stavlas and Theodoros B. Grivas and Dimitrios A Korres},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={188-191}
}
Two cases of bent intramedullary femoral nail removal are presented. Both patients had to be operated, for different reasons, as soon as possible. A metal cutting blade was used as an option for partial or full sectioning of the nails. For both cases, a lateral approach was required. For one case, this approach had to be combined with a small anteromedial… CONTINUE READING