Svemir Custovic

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INTRODUCTION Fractures of the proximal femur and hip are relatively common injuries in adults and common source of morbidity and mortality among the elderly. Many methods have been recommended for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospective analyzed all the patients with fractures of the hip treated with proximal(More)
INTRODUCTION Fracture of the femoral shaft is a common fracture encountered in orthopedic practice. In the 1939, Küntscher introduced the concept of intramedullary nailing for stabilization of long bone fractures. Intramedullary nailing has revolutionized the treatment of fractures. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 37 male patients and 13 female(More)
INTRODUCTION The best treatment for intertrochanteric fractures remains controversial. Many methods have been recommended. AIM We aimed to assess the results of osteosynthesis using the Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation (PFNA) system. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed 113 consecutive patients with intertrochanteric fractures treated with(More)
Traumatic wounds make them one of the most common reasons for an emergency department visit. Foreign objects embedded in the musculoskeletal system through penetrating injury are a common problem, with more than a third missed in the initial clinical evaluation. Wood, glass, and metal accounted for 95 percent of the foreign bodies (FBs) seen. In 38 percent(More)
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