Management of subtrochanteric fractures of the femur in children.

@article{Theologis1998ManagementOS,
  title={Management of subtrochanteric fractures of the femur in children.},
  author={Tim N Theologis and William G. Cole},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={1998},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          22-5
        }
}
We report the results of treatment in 99 children with subtrochanteric fractures of the femur. Late reviews of 60 of the 65 children treated with traction and then a hip spica after stabilization of the fracture by callus, and of 20 of the 22 treated with early closed reduction and a hip spica yielded 80% satisfactory outcomes. However, 27% of the fractures treated with early closed reduction required remanipulation. The satisfactory outcomes in the traction and delayed spica group would be… CONTINUE READING

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