Femoral neck fractures. 165 cases treated by multiple percutaneous pinning.

@article{Kofoed1980FemoralNF,
  title={Femoral neck fractures. 165 cases treated by multiple percutaneous pinning.},
  author={Hakon Kofoed and Albert S. Alberts},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1980},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={127-36}
}
A prospective series of 165 displaced subcapital fractures of the femoral neck treated with reduction and percutaneous multiple pinning is presented. The method offers the advantages of a short operating time, no loss of blood, immediate weight-bearing and no infection problems. Furthermore the operative procedure can be performed under local anaesthesia. In Garden stage 3 fractures union occurred in 97 per cent and late segmental collapse in 8 per cent. In Garden stage 4 fractures union… CONTINUE READING

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