Martyn Parker

Jasdeep Giddie1
Aman Sharma1
Teresa Prevost1
Iain McNamara1
1Jasdeep Giddie
1Aman Sharma
1Teresa Prevost
1Iain McNamara
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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality following hip fracture. Previous work has not identified any risk factors associated with the type of hip fracture. We report the incidence of and risk factors for development of symptomatic VTE in patients following a hip fracture. PATIENTS AND(More)
INTRODUCTION We report the results of treating a series of 56 fractures in 54 elderly patients with a distal femur fracture with a retrograde femoral nail. METHODS Fifty-four of the nails were inserted percutaneously with a closed reduction. After surgery all patients were allowed to weight bear as tolerated. Four fractures were supported in a temporary(More)
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