Nail bed repair in with or without replacing the fingernail

Pediatrics PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4 Trauma

In a recent article published in the British Journal of Surgery, Jain et al. conducted a multicenter superiority randomized controlled trial (RCT) involving 451 children with nail bed injuries. The study showed that, following nail bed repair, discarding the fingernail yielded similar rates of infection and cosmetics ratings as replacing the fingernail

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