Closed Küntscher nailing of femoral shaft fractures. A series of 100 consecutive patients.

@article{Rothwell1978ClosedKN,
  title={Closed K{\"u}ntscher nailing of femoral shaft fractures. A series of 100 consecutive patients.},
  author={A. Rothwell and C B Fitzpatrick},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1978},
  volume={60-B 4},
  pages={504-9}
}
One hundred and two fractures of the femoral shaft, including eighteen pathological fractures, in 100 patients were internally fixed by closed Küntscher nailing. Sixty-eight fractures resulted from motor vehicle accidents; ten were compound. Seventy-five patients were under the age of thirty years and thirty-four had multiple injuries. Sixty-nine fractures were nailed on the day of the accident and the operative technique is described. Complications during and after operations were few. Fifty… CONTINUE READING

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