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Study: Angular stable locking system offers little benefit for treating distal tibial fractures

Study: Angular stable locking system offers little benefit for treating distal tibial fractures

Recently published data showed treating distal tibial fractures using an angular stable locking treating with intramedullary nailing offered no benefit in terms of patient outcomes compared with traditional locking screws.

During a prospective, multicenter, randomized, patient-blinded trial, researchers randomly assigned 142 patients with distal tibial fracture to treatment using an angular stable locking system with intramedullary (IM) nailing or traditional locking screws with IM nailing.

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Source: Healio