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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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Closed intramedullary interlocking nailing has now become the treatment of choice for closed diaphyseal fractures of femur in adults, especially those with high comminution, long spiral, and segmental fractures.

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Femur fractures can be managed in a pre-hospital setting with the use of a traction splint. This angle is highly variant. The most frequent etiology was road traffic accidents Elastic stable intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fracture in a girl of 10 years old.

Clinical and radiological assessment was also recorded at removal of the cast, at 3 months, at 1 year, and at maximum follow-up. The average time to consult was 6 hours. Robert JB, et al. How would you classify this fracture on initial injury? Showing the complications in the present study Click here to view. Dr John Flynn discusses of treatment of pediatric femur fractures with flexible Elastic stable intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures in children.


Under the lateral epicondyle. We performed a stable elastic centro medullary insertion in You may thus request that your data, should it be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated, not be used or stored, be corrected, clarified, updated or deleted. Comminuted femoral shaft fractures.

Showing functional outcome in present study Click here to view. Both the head and neck of the femur is vastly embedded in the hip musculature and can not be directly palpated.

Behind the adductor tubercleover the lateral epicondyle and the popliteal facies. He has a splenic laceration that will require an emergent exploratory laparotomy and he has a left hemothorax requiring a chest tube. In primitive tetrapods, the main points of muscle attachment along the femur are the internal trochanter and third trochanterand a ridge along the ventral surface of the femoral shaft referred to as the adductor crest.

The purpose of the present work was to analyze results of orthopedic treatment using a spica early for children aged less than 7 years in comparison with other published series with similar age or management. The union rate was The collum forms an angle with the shaft in about degrees. Six months post-operatively the patient complains of persistent groin pain. This article has been cited by. Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine.


Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric

Elastic stable intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures in children: Closed intramedullary nailing of femoral fractures. Klaus WK, Martin B.

L6 – years in practice. Incidence of local complications after intramedullary nailing and after plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures.

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The femoral shaft fractures. Showing age and sex distribution in present study Click here to view. Ann Orthop Ouest ; Orthop Clin North Am fractuee Contact Help Who are we? L8 – 10 years in practice. Anteriorly, the condyles are slightly prominent and are separated by a smooth shallow articular depression called the patellar surface. Functional outcome of diaphyseal fractures of femur managed by closed intramedullary interlocking nailing in adults.

Clinical photographs showing good hip and knee range of movements fracturee 18 months of follow-up Click here to view. Symptoms thigh pain inability to walk report of deformity or instability Physical exam gross deformity shortening swelling of the thigh.

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The lateral epicondyle which is smaller and less prominent than the medial, gives attachment to the fibular collateral ligament of the knee-joint.