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  • limb
  • The goal of any treatment is to maintain or restore the congruity of the articular surface and restore the length and alignment of the femur and subsequently the limb. (imedpub.com)
  • The diabetic population is more susceptible to the risks of fracture and potential healing complications and infection that may lead to limb amputation. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduction
  • Gösling T, Westphal R, Faulstich J, Sommer K (2006) Forces and torques during fracture reduction: intraoperative measurements in the femur. (springermedizin.de)
  • Hofstetter R, Slomczykowski M, Krettek C et al (2000) Computer-assisted fluoroscopy-based reduction of femoral fractures and antetorsion correction. (springermedizin.de)
  • Rates and Risk Factors of Conversion Hip Arthroplasty After Closed Reduction Percutaneous Hip Pinning for Femoral Neck Fractures-A Population Analysis. (amedeo.com)
  • Lambotte was the first to use threaded pins, however, his device necessitated initial, open fracture reduction and then pin insertion and fixator placement. (wikipedia.org)
  • pelvic
  • She had a complex pelvic fracture that under normal circumstances could have waited another day or two prior to surgery, but since there are no other options in Haiti for injuries of this type we prepared our instruments and aroused the operative team. (blogspot.com)
  • incidence
  • Incidence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Implications of Pneumonia After Surgery for Geriatric Hip Fracture. (amedeo.com)
  • Comparable Cumulative Incidence of Late Periprosthetic Femoral Fracture and Aseptic Stem Loosening in Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty-A Concise Follow-Up Report at a Minimum of 20 Years. (amedeo.com)
  • knee
  • It is one of the major challenges to an orthopaedic surgeon to treat this fracture with aim of achieving union and good range of motion at the knee. (imedpub.com)
  • Costs and Risk Factors for Hospital Readmission After Periprosthetic Knee Fractures in the United States. (amedeo.com)
  • classification
  • In the study according to AO/OTA classification there were 7 A2, 2 A3, 6 C2 and 9 C3 fractures. (imedpub.com)
  • Doctors describe fractures to each other using classification systems. (aaos.org)
  • A CT scan is currently the imaging study of choice for evaluating calcaneal injury and has substituted conventional radiography in the classification of calcaneal fractures. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • compared piriformis entry IMNs to trochanteric IMNs in the treatment of proximal femur fractures. (hindawi.com)
  • Other authors have looked at the use of trochanteric entry, cephalomedullary devices such as the Gamma nail (Stryker, Mahwah, New Jersey) in the treatment of subtrochanteric fractures [ 2 - 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • In two reviews of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Parker and Handoll found that when comparing a short IMN to a sliding hip screw (SHS) in the treatment of extracapsular femur fractures the short IMNs had a higher complication rate [ 2 , 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Conservative Treatment for Minimally Displaced Type B Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures. (amedeo.com)
  • often
  • Calcaneal fractures are often attributed to shearing stress adjoined with compressive forces combined with a rotary direction (Soeur, 1975). (wikipedia.org)
  • screws
  • Forty percent of surgeons based their usage of DFHI screws on their comfort with the technique and not the fracture pattern. (hindawi.com)