Locked intramedullary nailing in the treatment of femoral shaft fractures in children younger than 12 years of age: indications and preliminary report of outcomes.

@article{Miller2012LockedIN,
  title={Locked intramedullary nailing in the treatment of femoral shaft fractures in children younger than 12 years of age: indications and preliminary report of outcomes.},
  author={Darcie J. Miller and Derek M. Kelly and David D. Spence and James H. Beaty and William C. Warner and Jeffrey R. Sawyer},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={
          777-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although flexible intramedullary nailing is a popular treatment option for femoral shaft fractures in juvenile and young adolescent patients, it may not be appropriate in some patients because of patient size and/or fracture configuration. METHODS Retrospective review over a 3-year period identified 17 skeletally immature patients (18 fractures) with femoral shaft fractures treated with noncannulated rigid locked intramedullary nailing because of a length-unstable fracture or… CONTINUE READING
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