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

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Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research201813:182

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0884-0

  • Received: 5 July 2018
  • Accepted: 6 July 2018
  • Published:

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

Correction

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].
Fig. 2
Fig. 2

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

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

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

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

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

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Surgery Clinical Research Unit, Westchester Medical Center Health Network, Valhalla, NY, USA
(2)
Trauma Surgery, Clinical Research, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
(3)
Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical School, Doha, Qatar
(4)
Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
(5)
Department of Surgery, Trauma and Vascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
(6)
Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Al Wakrah Hospital, Doha, Qatar
(7)
Distributed eLibrary, Weill Cornell Medical School, Doha, Qatar
(8)
Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center Health Network and New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

Reference

  1. 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.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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