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Postoperative Malrotation After Closed Reduction and Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures

Sven Yves Vetter 1 , Benedict Swartman 1 , Nils Beisemann 1 , Marc Schnetzke 1 , Holger Keil 1 , Jan Von Recum 1 , Paul Alfred Grutzner 1 and Jochen Franke 1 , *
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1 BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen at Heidelberg University Hospital, Ludwig-Guttmannstr, Ludwigshafen, Germany
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  • Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma: June 2016, 2 (2); e7191
  • Published Online: September 26, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 19, 2016
  • Revised: July 18, 2016
  • Accepted: July 31, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/jost-7191

To Cite: Yves Vetter S, Swartman B, Beisemann N, Schnetzke M, Keil H, et al. Postoperative Malrotation After Closed Reduction and Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures, J Orthop Spine Trauma. 2016 ;2(2):e7191. doi: 10.17795/jost-7191.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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