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  • femoral
  • However, surgeons are reluctant to perform open surgery for an osteoid osteoma of the femoral neck area because the conventional surgical approach requires a large incision in muscular patients, and percutaneous resection with a trephine has the attendant risk of subsequent fracture. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • knee
  • It is clear that by making service improvements based on the key characteristics of the Fractured Neck of Femur and Hip and Knee pathways, trusts will improve the quality and value of their service. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • angle
  • It is important to avoid or at least minimize notching of the femoral neck by performing the cylindrical reaming at the recommended angle of 140° and to stop reaming before the reamer touches the lateral cortex. (hipresurfacingnews.com)
  • The angle of anteversion of the neck of the femur varies through a wide range, thus making it extremely difficult to determine normal range for a society. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In the adult, the neck forms an angle of about 125° with the body, but this varies in inverse proportion to the development of the pelvis and the stature. (imaios.com)
  • In the female, in consequence of the increased width of the pelvis, the neck of the femur forms more nearly a right angle with the body than it does in the male. (imaios.com)
  • year
  • Just under a year ago (feb 2008) I started getting severe pain in my hip and after an x-ray they confirmed I had a fractured neck of femur. (ourhealth.com)