Incidence and trends in femur shaft fractures in Swedish children between 1987 and 2005.

@article{Heideken2011IncidenceAT,
  title={Incidence and trends in femur shaft fractures in Swedish children between 1987 and 2005.},
  author={Johan von Heideken and Tobias Svensson and Paul Blomqvist and Yvonne Haglund-{\AA}kerlind and P M Janarv},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={512-9}
}
BACKGROUND The surgical treatment of femur shaft fractures in children is changing, and the time spent in hospital is shorter than before. The purpose of this nationwide epidemiology study is to report incidence of pediatric femur shaft fractures in Sweden during 1987 to 2005 by age, sex, cause of injury, severity of injury, and seasonal variation, and to analyze the change in incidence, treatment modalities, and length of hospital stay over time. METHODS Children (N = 4984) with a diagnostic… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

Additional Tension Screws Improve Stability in Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing: Biomechanical Analysis of a Femur Spiral Fracture Model.

European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie • 2015

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

Epidemiology and mechanisms of femur fractures in children.

Journal of pediatric orthopedics • 2006
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…