Comparative Study of Tibial Diaphyseal Fractures Treated with Reamed Intramedullary Nail Versus Unreamed Intramedullary Nail

1.1. Introduction: Long bone fractures account for a vast majority of trauma related emergency surgeries. Tibia is the most commonly fractured long bone with the incidence of tibial shaft fracture being16.9/100,000/year. intramedullary nailing is a common method for treatment of tibial shaft fractures. Intramedullary rods are secured within the bone by screws both above and below the fracture