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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Compression-plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children aged 8 to 12 years.

Ann Orthop Ouest ; Clinical photographs showing satisfactory hip and knee range of movements at 12 months of follow-up Click here to view. Mean follow-up was Hip fracture and femoral fracture. Bones of the human leg. This article has been cited by. Top of the page – Article Outline. J Bone Joint Surg ; Controversies in intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures.

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Compression plating of pediatric femoral shaft fractures. The average age of our patients was Although undertaking an ESIN can be difficult, due to the lack of adequate equipment the procedure produces satisfactory outcome.

By most measures the femur is the strongest bone in the body.

diaphysaite The greater trochanter is almost box-shaped and is the most lateral prominent of the femur. The localization and type of fracture observed in this series of children was similar to duaphysaire reported in epidemiological studies. Showing functional outcome in present study Click here to view. His femur fracture is shown in Figure A. Outline Masquer le plan. Screws were already removed at the time the patient seeked our opinion. Journal page Archives Contents list.


External fixation or flexible intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg ; Buess E, Kaelin A.

The angle of convergence of the femora is a major factor in determining the femoral-tibial angle. The condyles are not quite parallel with one another; the long axis of the lateral is almost directly antero-posterior, but that of the medial runs backward and medialward.

L8 – 10 years in practice. Femoral diaphyseal fracture FDF are usually operated. Femoral fractures in children.

Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric – Pediatrics – Orthobullets

We hereby report technical difficulties and therapeutic results after our fracturw 8 years of experience. A report of five hundred and twenty cases. The posterior cruciate ligament of the knee joint is attached to the lower and front part of the medial wall of the fossa and the anterior cruciate ligament to an impression on the upper and back part of its lateral wall.

Comminuted fractures of diaphysare femoral shaft treated by intramedullary nailing. Secondary fractures associated with external fixation in pediatric femur fractures. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; Wolinsky PR, et al. This article has been cited by. The average waiting time was 3 days. L7 – years in practice. Femur fractures can be managed in a pre-hospital setting with diapgysaire use of a traction splint. Well done, it gives good results. Anatomical terms of bone [ edit on Wikidata ].


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The greater trochanter can easily be felt. How would you treat this patient?

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc ; Notice that a nail crossed the growth plate of the big trochanter Click here to view. To conclude, stable elastic centro medullary insertion is a technique particularly adapted to the surgical treatment of diaphyseal fractures of the femur of the school-aged child. You can move this window by clicking on the headline. A callus was always removed before reduction. He has a splenic laceration that will require an emergent exploratory laparotomy and he has a left hemothorax requiring a chest tube.

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

You may thus request that your data, should it be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated, not be used or stored, diapphysaire corrected, clarified, updated or deleted. Femoral diaphyseal fracture, Osteosynthesis, Physiotherapy, Cotonou.