Epidemiology and treatment of distal femoral fractures in adults.

@article{Kolmert1982EpidemiologyAT,
  title={Epidemiology and treatment of distal femoral fractures in adults.},
  author={Lars Kolmert and Karen Wulff},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1982},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={957-62}
}
Fractures of the distal femur comprise 4 per cent of all femoral fractures. The records of a consecutive series, from 1969 to 1976, of 135 adult patients with 137 fractures, not caused by malignant disease, were reviewed for age, sex, previous disease, type of fracture, treatment and end-result. Eighty-four per cent of the patients were over 50 years of age, 19 per cent had other general factors predisposing them to fracture, and 42 per cent had previous or current disease of the fractured leg… CONTINUE READING

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