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Intramedullary Nail for Open Tibial Fracture

Caleb Gottlich, MD, MS1; Michael Weaver, MD2
1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Science Center
2Brigham and Women's Hospital

Tibial Nail

  1. Close Femoral Incisions and Debride Tibial Fracture
  2. Locate Entry Point for Tibial Nail
  3. Insert Guide Wire
  4. Ream Tibia
  5. Insert Nail

Traction Pin and Closing

  1. Place Traction Pin
  2. Closing