Effect of fragmentary displacement and morphology in the treatment of comminuted femoral shaft fractures with an intramedullary nail.

@article{Lin2014EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fragmentary displacement and morphology in the treatment of comminuted femoral shaft fractures with an intramedullary nail.},
  author={Shih-Jie Lin and Chi-lung Chen and K Y Peng and Wei-Hsiu Hsu},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={752-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Our study aimed to determine whether the displacement and morphology of a fragment in femur fracture with Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen/Orthopaedic Trauma Association/32-B/32-C (AO/OTA/32-B/32-C) classification affect the outcomes following closed reduction and internal fixation with an interlocking nail. DESIGN This was a retrospective study. SETTING The study was conducted at a Level III trauma centre. PATIENTS A total of 50 consecutive patients presenting… CONTINUE READING

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