Preoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter.
AffiliationDepartment of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland. email@example.com
Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary
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CitationPreoperative estimation of tibial nail length--because size does matter. 2012, 43 (11):1962-8 Injury
AbstractSelecting the correct tibial nail length is essential for satisfactory outcomes. Nails that are inserted and are found to be of inappropriate length should be removed. Accurate preoperative nail estimation has the potential to reduce intra-operative errors, operative time and radiation exposure.