Submuscular plating of femoral fractures in children: the importance of anatomic plate precontouring.

@article{Eidelman2010SubmuscularPO,
  title={Submuscular plating of femoral fractures in children: the importance of anatomic plate precontouring.},
  author={Mark Eidelman and Nabil Ghrayeb and Alexander Katzman and Yaniv Keren},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={424-7}
}
Despite many treatment options, the treatment of metaphyseal pediatric femoral fractures remains to be controversial. Fixation of most metaphyseal femoral fractures in older children is difficult to perform. Recently, bridging fixation of such fractures by submuscular plating has become popular. Plate precontouring as close as possible to anatomic bony… CONTINUE READING