The orthopaedic lever: a simple method to reduce unstable posteriorly displaced or angulated proximal femoral fractures.

@article{Donnan1996TheOL,
  title={The orthopaedic lever: a simple method to reduce unstable posteriorly displaced or angulated proximal femoral fractures.},
  author={Leo T. Donnan},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={397-9}
}
  • Leo T. Donnan
  • Published 1996 in The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery
The satisfactory management of unstable posteriorly displaced or angulated proximal femoral fractures is an orthopaedic challenge. In these fractures, significant displacement of bony fragments is often associated with comminution and soft-tissue stripping. Unsatisfactory fixation may lead to serious complications such as refracture with failure of the… CONTINUE READING