The clinical and radiological outcomes of the LISS plate for distal femoral fractures: a systematic review.

@article{Smith2009TheCA,
  title={The clinical and radiological outcomes of the LISS plate for distal femoral fractures: a systematic review.},
  author={Toby O Smith and Christopher P Hedges and Rory Macnair and Kersten Schankat and James Anthony Wimhurst},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={1049-63}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this systematic review was to assess the literature evaluating the clinical and radiological outcomes following less invasive surgical stabilisation system (LISS) fixation of distal femoral fractures (AO 32/33). METHODS A review of EMBASE, Medline, CINAHL and AMED from their inception to November 2008, sources of grey literature and a pertinent hand search of specialist orthopaedic journals was undertaken. RESULTS Twenty-one studies assessing 663 patients with 694… CONTINUE READING