The AO dynamic condylar screw for fractures of the femur.

@article{Radford1992TheAD,
  title={The AO dynamic condylar screw for fractures of the femur.},
  author={Paul Radford and Charlotte E. Howell},
  journal={Injury},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          89-93
        }
}
We report our initial experience in Nottingham of use of the AO Dynamic Condylar Screw (DCS) implant system for internal fixation of fractures of the proximal and distal femur. The implant has been used in 24 cases over a 2-year period, and with an average follow-up of 1 year the results have been as favourable as those in reports of other comparable implants, but there have been a number of technical difficulties, particularly with the fixation of osteoporotic distal femoral fractures. The DCS… CONTINUE READING
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