A Simple Method for Removal of a Fractured Intramedullary Nail

Fatigue failure of an intramedullary nail may occur if there is delayed or nonunion of the fracture and the distal end of the fractured nail is then difficult to remove. Several methods have been described to which we add a simple and reliable technique.

(J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 1994; 76-B:502.)