Intramedullary nailing is considered the gold standard technique for the treatment of femoral shaft fractures. A rare complication of this technique is nail bending after a new trauma. In these cases nail removal might be really challenging. The present paper provides a brief review of surgical techniques purposed in the literature for bent nail removal and describes a clinical case.

Bent femoral intramedullary nail: a case report and review of the literature

Canton, Gianluca;Fattori, Roberto;Murena, Luigi
2019

Abstract

Intramedullary nailing is considered the gold standard technique for the treatment of femoral shaft fractures. A rare complication of this technique is nail bending after a new trauma. In these cases nail removal might be really challenging. The present paper provides a brief review of surgical techniques purposed in the literature for bent nail removal and describes a clinical case.
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