Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Benítez GRA, Meza RGE, Montero OY
Surgical treatment for hip fractures by proximal nail for femur
Acta Ortop Mex 2000; 14 (6)

Language: Español
References: 6
Page: 464-469
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ABSTRACT

The fractures of the trochanteric region are the most frequent of the proximal femur. We analyzed the historical evolution of the treatment of this fractures. This is a prospective study, and longitudinal. From June of 1997 to August of 1998 we studied 18 patients with intertrochanteric and high subtrochanteric fractures that were managed with a proximal femur nail and according to the classification de Merle D’Aubigné had 95% excellent or good results. Although the following period is short, we show our experience in this type of implants.


Key words: nail, screw, fracture, hip, femur, fixation.


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