Williamson M, Iliopoulos E, Williams R, Trompeter A. Intra-operative fluoroscopy time and radiation dose during suprapatellar tibial nailing versus infrapatellar tibial nailing. Injury. 2018 Oct;49(10):1891-1894.

Fractures of the tibial shaft are routinely managed with intramedullary nailing. An increasingly accepted technique is the suprapatellar extended leg method. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the suprapatellar tibial nailing technique offers shorter intraoperative fluoroscopy times and lower radiation doses when compared to the traditional infrapatellar technique.

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