The unreamed tibial nail in the treatment of distal metaphyseal fractures.

@article{Mosheiff1999TheUT,
  title={The unreamed tibial nail in the treatment of distal metaphyseal fractures.},
  author={Rami Mosheiff and Ori Safran and David Segal and Meir Liebergall},
  journal={Injury},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={83-90}
}
In recent years biological surgical solutions have been recommended in cases of distal tibial fractures, with the aim of reducing damage to soft tissues and to bone vascular supply. Between the years 1991-1995, 52 patients suffering from fractures of the distal tibial metaphysis were treated in our department with an unreamed tibial nail (UTN). Fractures were categorized in accordance with the AO Classification. 32 fractures had no articular involvement (43A1, 43A2, 43A3) and 20 included intra… CONTINUE READING
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