Locked plate fixation for femoral shaft fractures


Fifteen patients with a mean age of 31 years, who had sustained different types of femoral shaft fracture, were treated by locked plate fixation using standard AO dynamic compression plates (DCP). The fracture was open in five patients and ten had other significant injuries. Thirteen patients were available for follow-up at a mean period of 5 months (range… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002640100260


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