Sang-Hyup Yoon

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BACKGROUND Iliosacral screw fixation is a popular technique for treatment of unstable pelvic injuries involving the posterior ring. However, screw malposition may result in dangerous complications involving injury to adjacent neurovascular structures. This study was conducted in order to evaluate the results and efficacy of using three-dimensional(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the factors that affect the outcome of distal femoral fractures treated by retrograde intramedullary nailing. METHODS Between November 1999 and June 2006, 30 patients with 31 distal femoral fractures (15 males and 15 females, 1 bilateral) were treated by retrograde nailing. Their ages ranged from 44 to 82 years old (average, 67.2 years(More)
Failure of intertrochanteric fracture fixation often occurs in patients who have poor bone quality, severe osteoporosis, or unstable fracture patterns. The purpose of this study is to compare the results of total hip arthroplasty (THA) with bipolar hemiarthroplasty as the salvage procedures for failed fixation of intertrochanteric fractures of the femur.(More)
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