Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Ochoa CMF, Castañeda RC, Vega ZR, Chávez CG, Sotelo AG, Portillo CS
Epidemiologic review of surgical treatment for subtrochanteric fractures
Acta Ortop Mex 2000; 14 (6)

Language: Español
References: 8
Page: 460-463
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This is an observational, descriptive and prospective study; 26 patients were recorded from January from 1999 to January 2000, 17 men and 9 women; 17 cases were from the right side and a from the left. The most common implant used was the Dynamic Hip Screw (DHS). Stress is made on a proper preoperatory planning.

Key words: fracture, femur, analysis, surgery.