[Treatment of the ipsilateral femur shaft and femur neck fractures with the Russell-Taylor reconstruction nail].

@article{Ostermann1994TreatmentOT,
  title={[Treatment of the ipsilateral femur shaft and femur neck fractures with the Russell-Taylor reconstruction nail].},
  author={Peter Arnold Werner Ostermann and Stephen L Henry},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  year={1994},
  volume={65 11},
  pages={1042-5}
}
Eleven ipsilateral neck and shaft fractures of the femur in 11 patients (4 females, 7 males) were treated between May 1987 and December 1990 at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. University of Louisville, Trauma center level one. The mean age was 34.5 (16-60) years. All patients sustained their injuries from high energy trauma (8 traffic accidents, 3 falls). All neck fractures were closed and there were 8 closed and 3 open (grade I, grade II, grade IIIA = one each) shaft fractures. All… CONTINUE READING