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Correction to: Early versus late intramedullary nailing for traumatic femur fracture management: meta-analysis

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The original article was published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2018 13:160

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Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported that they had submitted an incorrect version of Figs. 2, 3 and 4. They apologize for this error and the correct versions of Figs. 2, 3 and 4 with captions have been included in this Correction. There is a typographical error in the following sentence: Two retrospective cohort studies reported results on any and all complications [23, 30]. The correct version of this sentence is: Two retrospective cohort studies reported results on any complication [24, 34].

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Forest plot of pulmonary complications. a Pulmonary complications. b Acute respiratory distress syndrome. c Fat embolism. d pulmonary embolism. e Pneumonia

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Forest plots of cutaneous, infectious and venous complications: a decubitus ulcers. b wound infection. c sepsis. d deep vein thrombosis

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Forest plots of other complications: a. Any complication. b multiorgan failure c. mortality

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    El-Menyar, et al. Early versus late intramedullary nailing for traumatic femur fracture management: meta-analysis. J Orthop Surg Res. 2018;13:160. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0856-4.

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El-Menyar, A., Muneer, M., Samson, D. et al. Correction to: Early versus late intramedullary nailing for traumatic femur fracture management: meta-analysis. J Orthop Surg Res 13, 182 (2018) doi:10.1186/s13018-018-0884-0

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