Femoral Varus Osteotomy for Hip Instability after Traumatic Fracture Dislocations of the Hip Associated with Femoral Head Fractures: A Report of Two Cases

@inproceedings{Miyamoto2016FemoralVO,
  title={Femoral Varus Osteotomy for Hip Instability after Traumatic Fracture Dislocations of the Hip Associated with Femoral Head Fractures: A Report of Two Cases},
  author={Shuichi Miyamoto and Junichi Nakamura and Satoshi Iida and Chiho Suzuki and Seiji Ohtori and Sumihisa Orita and Kazuhisa Takahashi},
  booktitle={Case reports in orthopedics},
  year={2016}
}
Fracture of the femoral head and the acetabulum with traumatic dislocation of the hip is a severe injury representing various types and unfavorable outcome. We showed a 45-year-old man with Pipkin type-IV fracture and coxa valga. An immediate closed reduction was achieved followed by open reduction and internal fixation via a posterior approach 6 days later. However, dislocation occurred three times without traumatic events after three weeks. CT demonstrated no displacement of posterior… CONTINUE READING