Intramedullary nailing: experience in 427 patients.


Intramedullary nailing: experience in 427 patients.


Lambiris E, Tyllianakis M, Megas P, Panagiotopoulos E. Bull Hosp Jt Dis 1996

Στοιχεία Δημοσίευσης

Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 1996;55(1):25-7.


In the Orthopaedic Department in Patras University 427 intramedullary nailings in the lower limbs were performed between 1989 and 1994 and retrospectively reviewed to evaluate the range of complications. One hundred and seventy-two were nailings of the femur; 80 gamma nails mainly for subtrochanteric and intertrochanteric with subtrochanteric extension fractures were included, (total 252/59%); 175 (41%) were nailings of the tibia. Union was achieved in all case. Overall the complication rate in this series was 3.3% (14 cases) and included infection (4 cases), neuropraxia (2 cases), implant failure (5 cases), limb length deficiency (2 cases) and malrotation (1 case).

Συσχέτιση με προσωπικό κλινικής

Παναγιωτόπουλος Ηλίας, Τυλλιανάκης Μίνως, Μέγας Παναγιώτης