Single or double distal locking in intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures: a prospective randomized study.

BACKGROUND The number of distal locking screws may have an effect on union, complication rates and operation time. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of one or two distal locking screws in unreamed intramedullary nailing of closed or grade 1 open, simple or wedge tibial shaft fractures on the incidence of malunion, delayed union, non… CONTINUE READING