Retrograde intramedullary nail fixation compared with fixed-angle plate fixation for fracture of the distal femur: the TrAFFix feasibility RCT.
BACKGROUND:Fractures of the distal femur are an increasingly common injury; the optimal management of these injuries remains controversial. The two interventions used in UK practice are intramedullary fixation, with a locked retrograde nail, and extramedullary fixation, with a fixed angle plate. OBJECTIVES:This study assessed the feasibility of a definitive trial and included a process evaluation to understand the generalisability and likely success of a future trial. DESIGN:A multicentre, pa...Expand abstract
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