Rotational malalignment of the tibia following reamed intramedullary nail fixation.

@article{Puloski2004RotationalMO,
  title={Rotational malalignment of the tibia following reamed intramedullary nail fixation.},
  author={Shannon K. T. Puloski and Carlo Francesco Romano and Richard Buckley and John Powell},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={397-402}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and severity of tibial malrotation following reamed intramedullary nail fixation as measured by computerized tomography and to determine the repeatability of computed tomography measurement in the assessment of rotational malreduction. DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTINGS Level 1 trauma center. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-five consecutive patients with 25 tibial shaft fractures. INTERVENTION All patients were treated with reamed intramedullary nailing… CONTINUE READING

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