[Incidence and causes of malalignment following tibial intramedullary nailing].

Abstract

After intramedullary nailing of the tibia a malpositioning is frequently seen. Incidence and cause are discussed controversially. We evaluated 386 postoperative radiographs after intramedullary nailing of the tibia. Type and location of the fracture, site of nail-insertion and postoperative axis-deviation were evaluated. Correlation-tests performed for… (More)

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@article{Ahlers1992IncidenceAC, title={[Incidence and causes of malalignment following tibial intramedullary nailing].}, author={J{\"{u}rgen Ahlers and W D von Issendorff}, journal={Unfallchirurgie}, year={1992}, volume={18 1}, pages={31-6} }