Rigid locked nail fixation for pediatric tibia fractures - Where are the data?
Daniel Weltsch, Keith D Baldwin, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
Daniel Weltsch, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan 52620, Israel
Keith D Baldwin, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
Author contributions: Weltsch D and Baldwin KD contributed to data collection, statistical analysis, development of manuscript structure, initial manuscript drafting, and final manuscript editing.
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Corresponding author: Keith D Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT, Assistant Professor, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 12, 2019
Peer-review started: March 15, 2019
First decision: June 12, 2019
Revised: June 27, 2019
Accepted: July 23, 2019
Article in press: July 23, 2019
Published online: August 18, 2019