[Trochanteric femoral fractures].

  title={[Trochanteric femoral fractures].},
  author={Pavel Dou{\vs}a and Oldřich {\vC}ech and Mara Wei\ssinger and Val{\'e}r D{\vz}upa},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  volume={80 1},
At the present time proximal femoral fractures account for 30% of all fractures referred to hospitals for treatment. Our population is ageing, the proportion of patients with post-menopausal or senile osteoporosis is increasing and therefore the number of proximal femoral fractures requiring urgent treatment is growing too. In the age category of 50 years and older, the incidence of these fractures has increased exponentially. Our department serves as a trauma centre for half of Prague and part… CONTINUE READING