Evaluation of results of interlocking nails in femur fractures due to high velocity gunshot injuries.

@article{Ali2008EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of results of interlocking nails in femur fractures due to high velocity gunshot injuries.},
  author={Mian Amjad Ali and Syed Amjad Hussain and Muhammad Shoaib Khan},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={16-9}
}
BACKGROUND Femoral shaft fractures are common in adult population due to vulnerability to road traffic accident and firearm injuries. There are various treatment modalities to treat the femur shaft fracture, i.e., Plating & screws, Intramedullary nailing, External fixator and Interlocking nails. Comminuted fractures due to gun shot injuries are a challenging problem for orthopaedic surgeons. The objective of this study is to evaluate the role of interlocking nailing in the management of femoral… CONTINUE READING
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