Less invasive fixation of an interthrocanteric fracture in an ankylosed hip with cannulated screws: a case report.

@article{FontVizcarra2010LessIF,
  title={Less invasive fixation of an interthrocanteric fracture in an ankylosed hip with cannulated screws: a case report.},
  author={Llu{\'i}s Font-Vizcarra and Ana Mar{\'i}a Carre{\~n}o and Salvi Prat and Ernesto Mu{\~n}oz-Mahamud and Pilar Camacho and Lu{\'i}s Casanova},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={565-7}
}
A 68-year-old woman presented following a road accident with an undisplaced intertrochanteric fracture affecting an ankylosed hip and an ipsilateral calcaneal fracture. The interthrocanteric fracture was fixed with four 7.0 mm cannulated screws. The calcaneal fracture was fixed with K wires and immobilized in a plaster. Because of this combination of… CONTINUE READING