Intertrochanteric fractures in elderly high risk patients treated with Ender nails and compression screw

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BACKGROUND Ender and Simon Weidner popularized the concept of closed condylocephlic nailing for intertrochanteric fractures in 1970. The clinical experience of authors revealed that Ender nailing alone cannot provide secure fixation in elderly patients with osteoporosis. Hence we conducted a study to evaluate the efficacy of a combined fixation procedure… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0019-5413.65154

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@inproceedings{Gangadharan2010IntertrochantericFI, title={Intertrochanteric fractures in elderly high risk patients treated with Ender nails and compression screw}, author={Sidhartha Gangadharan and MR Nambiar}, booktitle={Indian journal of orthopaedics}, year={2010} }