Femoral Neck Fractures Garden I and Ii: Evaluation of the Deviation in Lateral View

@inproceedings{Leonhardt2017FemoralNF,
  title={Femoral Neck Fractures Garden I and Ii: Evaluation of the Deviation in Lateral View},
  author={Nat{\'a}lia Zalc Leonhardt and Lucas da Ponte Melo and David Gonçalves Nordon and Fernando Brand{\~a}o de Andrade e Silva and Kodi Edson Kojima and Jorge dos Santos Silva},
  booktitle={Acta ortopedica brasileira},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the rate of deviation in the lateral radiographic incidence in patients with femoral neck fracture classified as non-diverted in the anteroposterior view (Garden I and II). METHODS Nineteen selected patients with femoral neck fractures classified as Garden I and II were retrospectively evaluated, estimating the degree of deviation in the lateral view. RESULTS Fifteen cases (79%) presented deviations in lateral view, with a mean of 18.6 degrees (±15.5). CONCLUSION… CONTINUE READING