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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Rfacture were distributed into two groups A and B as they have done physiotherapy sessions or not. Intramedullary nailing of femoral dk fractures. The average waiting time was 3 days. Epidemiology, treatment attitudes, and early complications. Posteriorly, they project considerably and a deep notch, the Intercondylar fossa of femuris present between them.

Delayed union and fair result: Place of physiotherapy for the functional recuperation. The mean time to surgery was 21 days range: Closed intramedullary interlocking nailing feacture now become the treatment of choice for closed diaphyseal fractures of femur in adults, especially those with high comminution, long spiral, and segmental fractures.

The third trochanter is a bony projection occasionally present on the proximal femur near the superior border of the gluteal tuberosity.

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Related articles Children elastic stable intramedullary nailing femoral shaft fractures. External fixation of pediatric femur fractures.


J Bone Joint Surg ; Overview pediatric femoral shaft fractures are one of the most common pediatric orthopedic fractures and are the most common reason for pediatric hospitalization due to orthopedic injury treatment may be casting or operative depending on the fracture pattern and age of patient any femur fracture in a child not yet walking should raise concern for non-accidental trauma Epidemiology incidence 1.

In myriapodology another segment, the prefemur, connects the trochanter and femur. Showing 6 zones of femur Click here to view. Treatment of diaphyseal femoral fractures in children: Comminuted femoral shaft fractures. One hundred pediatric femoral fractures: The hindlimb development lags behind forelimb development by 1—2 days. Greater trochanter and lateral ridge of linea aspera. This article has been cited by 1 Surgical treatment of femoral diaphyseal fractures in children using elastic stable intramedullary nailing by open reduction at Yopougon Teaching Hospital J.

Descriptive classification characteristics of the fracture transverse comminuted spiral others location of the fracture proximal, middle, or distal third integrity of the soft-tissue envelope open vs. Mean follow-up was The femur is the only bone in the upper leg. L8 – 10 years in practice.

The operation needed a blood transfusion in 18 cases. The two diaphysaiee are joined by the intertrochanteric crest on the back side and by the intertrochanteric line on the front. Closed interlocking nailing, diaphyseal fractures of femur, modified Klaus and Klemm criteria.


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Top of the page – Article Outline. It is somewhat cuboid in form, but its transverse diameter is greater than its antero-posterior front to back. Femur fractures can be managed in a pre-hospital setting with the use of a traction splint. Plating of femoral shaft fractures: Clinical photographs showing good hip and knee range of movements at 18 months of follow-up Click here to view.

Treatment Table by Age. Human females have wider pelvic bonescausing their femora to converge more than in diaphydaire.

Behind the adductor tubercleover the lateral epicondyle and the popliteal facies. Compression-plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children aged 8 to 12 years. What is the best treatment option for this patient?

Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric

Afr J Paediatr Surg ;8: Average age of the patient was Upper edge of Obturator internus ‘s tendon indirectly greater trochanter. The greater trochanter can easily be felt.

Muscle attachments seen from the front.