Proximal tibial fractures--should we nail them?


Intramedullary nails (IMNs) are the treatment of choice for diaphyseal tibial fractures. Its use has been expanded both distally and proximally to cover metaphyseal fractures at both ends of the tibia. Several authors have stated that IMN use in proximal tibial fractures (extra-articular) can become problematic, leading to a significantly increased rate of… (More)