Ostéosynthèse des fractures trochantériennes par vis-plaque D.H.S. Etude rétrospective de 223 patients

  title={Ost{\'e}osynth{\`e}se des fractures trochant{\'e}riennes par vis-plaque D.H.S. Etude r{\'e}trospective de 223 patients},
  author={Patrice Mertl and St{\'e}phanie Mauger and Olivier Jard{\'e} and Patr{\'i}cia Vives},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
The incidence of trochanteric fractures is currently increasing. The introduction of new devices aims to secure the position of the reduction, and allow patients to mobilize early. Material and methods: 227 fractures in 223 patients were treated in our hospital with DHS between 1991 and 1993, and were followed up to fracture union. There were 87 men and 136 women; the average age was 77,4 years (21–101 years). Using Ender’s classification 68,58 % of these fractures were type 1 or type 2… CONTINUE READING