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The supracondylar femoral nail in tibia.

Research paper by R R Pant, I I Ilyas, D A DA Younge

Indexed on: 25 Sep '03Published on: 25 Sep '03Published in: International Orthopaedics



Abstract

We have found the intramedullary supracondylar femoral nail to be useful in special situations involving the tibia: proximal tibial fractures and nonunions, intercalary resections for tumors in the proximal or distal tibial diaphysis, and tibio-talo-calcaneal arthrodeses. We report on ten such cases.