[Sub-trochanteric fractures. A comparative study between gamma nail and angular osteosynthesis with lateral cortical support].

@article{Lahoud1997SubtrochantericFA,
  title={[Sub-trochanteric fractures. A comparative study between gamma nail and angular osteosynthesis with lateral cortical support].},
  author={J C Lahoud and Alain Asselineau and S Salengro and V{\'e}ronique Molina and M. Bombart},
  journal={Revue de chirurgie orthopedique et reparatrice de l'appareil moteur},
  year={1997},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={335-42}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Treatment and outcome of sub-trochanteric fractures are at the origin of many problems. The aim of this study was to evaluate the superiority of the "Gamma Nail". MATERIAL AND METHODS Two homogenous groups of patients were studied. Each group had 40 patients. The osteosynthesis performed in the first group (Group I) was an "angular" type with lateral cortical support (Nail plate, blade plate, dynamic screw). The second group (Group II) received the "Gamma Nail" implant… CONTINUE READING

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