Management, complications and clinical results of femoral head fractures.

  title={Management, complications and clinical results of femoral head fractures.},
  author={Peter V Giannoudis and George M. Kontakis and Zaharias Christoforakis and Maheswara Akula and Theodoros H. Tosounidis and Christos Koutras},
  volume={40 12},
A systematic review of the literature was conducted to investigate data regarding femoral head fractures, particularly focusing on their management, complications and clinical results. Twenty-nine eligible articles, meeting prespecified inclusion criteria, reported on 453 femoral head fractures in 450 patients (mean age of 38.9 years with a mean follow-up of 55.6 months). 84.3% of patients had been victims of an automobile accident. The most widespread classification scheme used was that of… CONTINUE READING


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