Pertrochanteric fractures: tips and tricks in nail osteosynthesis

@article{Ruecker2013PertrochantericFT,
  title={Pertrochanteric fractures: tips and tricks in nail osteosynthesis},
  author={Andreas Hermann Ruecker and Johannes R{\"u}ger},
  journal={European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={249-264}
}
Intramedullary fixation of intertrochanteric fractures has become the standard method of fixation especially in unstable fracture types. Even though there have been developments on implant design and technology, the surgical technique of reduction and implant positioning remains the mandatory factor in treating these fractures successfully. The advantages… CONTINUE READING