Grosse-Kempf nailing in the elderly.

D. Tigani, E. Sabetta, G. Galli, M. Moscato, S. Boriani

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Abstract

The authors report on 30 fractures of the femur and tibia treated with the Grosse-Kempf locked nail in patients aged more than 60 years. Neither nonunion nor severe complications were observed; surgical trauma was well sustained. Functional results were particularly satisfactory; most patients began walking within the first week after fixation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-76
Number of pages6
JournalLa Chirurgia degli organi di movimento
Volume75
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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