COA/AOA: Locked plates versus retrograde nails in distal femur fracture treatment
Locked plating vs retrograde nailing for distal femur fractures: a multicenter randomized trial
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126 patients, ranging from 16-90 years of age, with fracture of the distal femur were randomized to internal fixation through either locked plating or retrograde intramedullary nailing. Participants were followed-up for 12 months for radiographic, functional, and physical outcomes. Both methods of internal fixation demonstrated a comparable rate of malalignment, although plating was associated wit...
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