Scintimetric evaluation of nailed femoral neck fractures with special reference to type of osteosynthesis.

With the aid of Tc-MDP-scintimetry 1-2 weeks after nailing of femoral neck fractures, it is possible to distinguish fractures liable to complications. Due to the suspicion that frequent peroperative vascular damage was caused by the four-flanged nail (Rydell), a less traumatizing cylindric nail (Hansson) with an insertion instrument was used. In a… CONTINUE READING