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Cerclage Wiring Improves Biomechanical Stability in Distal Tibia Spiral Fractures Treated by Intramedullary Nailing.
Förch, S; Sandriesser, S; von Rüden, C; Mayr, E; Augat, P;
J Clin Med. 2023; 12(5):
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Augat Peter
Sandriesser Sabrina
von Rüden Christian


Partial weight-bearing after operatively treated fractures has been the standard of care over the past decades. Recent studies report on better rehabilitation and faster return to daily life in case of immediate weight-bearing as tolerated. To allow early weight-bearing, osteosynthesis needs to provide sufficient mechanical stability. The purpose of this study was to investigate the stabilizing benefits of additive cerclage wiring in combination with intramedullary nailing of distal tibia fractures.

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