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The management of 51 comminuted fractures of the shaft of the femur, treated in Africa with limited facilities, is described. The majority were immobilised on. Introduction: Les fractures diaphysaires du fémur (FDF) de l’enfant sont fréquentes. Pour les enfants de 0 à 6 ans, le traitement est souvent orthopédique, avec. Ce travail a pour objectif d’évaluer les résultats de l’embrochage centromédullaire élastique stable (ECMES) dans les fractures diaphysaires du fémur chez.

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Indian J Orthop ; Proximal fractuure lateral ridge of the linea aspera becomes the gluteal tuberosity while the medial ridge continues as the pectineal line. The opposite extreme is genu varum bow-leggedness.

Niama Natta aH. Buess E, Kaelin A. Functional outcome of diaphyseal fractures of femur managed by closed intramedullary interlocking nailing in adults. Dlaphysaire Si Selmi, P. Treatment of pediatric femur fractures by immediate reduction and spica cast application – Clinical and economical feasibility in the Israeli medical system.

Road traffic accidnents were the most common mode of injury; middle third shaft fractures were most commonly seen Hans Moevi bcT. Ann Orthop Ouest ; Views Read Edit View history. Comminuted fractures of the femoral shaft treated by intramedullary nailing.

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Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric

Related articles Closed interlocking nailing diaphyseal fractures of femur modified Klaus and Klemm criteria. Spica Casting for Femur Fractures. The head of the femur is connected to the shaft through the neck or collum. The femoral shaft fractures. Top of diaphysaier page – Article Outline. The mean fractyre to surgery was 21 days range: If you want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: Human females have wider pelvic bonescausing their femora to converge more than in males.

Osteology anterior bow to femur isthmus is the narrowest portion of the femur Muscles iliopsoas creates a flexion and external rotation force on the proximal fragment adductors create a shortening and varus force on the distal fragment Biomechanics femoral shaft cortical diameter diaphysqire cortical thickness increase with age.

It consists of two oblong eminences known as the condyles.

Johnson KD, Greenberg M. Fractures of the femur in children.

Journal de la Recherche Scientifique de l’Université de Lomé

The objective of this work is to evaluate the results of stable elastic centro medullary insertion ECMES in diaphyseal femoral fractures in children. If you are a subscriber, please sign in ‘My Account’ at the top right of the screen. A prospective study of closed and open reamed intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fracturesin adults. This article has been ffemur by.


The femur develops from the limb buds as a result of interactions between the ectoderm and the underlying mesodermformation occurs roughly around the fourth week of development. This disappeared after removal of the nails Click here to view. Elastic stable intramedullary nailing in paediatric traumatology at Yopougon Teaching Hospital Abidjan.

The two femurs converge medially toward the kneeswhere they articulate with the proximal ends of the tibiae.

The femur is the only bone in the upper leg. In myriapodology another segment, the prefemur, connects the trochanter and femur.

The femur is also the longest bone in the human body. Incidence of local complications after intramedullary nailing and after plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures. Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential. Short head of biceps femoris.

Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric – Pediatrics – Orthobullets

Locked intramedullary nailing for the treatment of femoral shaft fractures. It has a small groove, or foveaconnected through the round ligament to the sides of the acetabular notch. A year-old, lb boy with a long spiral, comminuted midshaft femur fracture.