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C Klein, E Haraux, J Leroux, R Gouron
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SFCE) is a disorder of the hip, characterized by a displacement of the capital femoral epiphysis from the metaphysic through the femoral growth plate. The epiphysis slips posteriorly and inferiorly. SCFE occurs during puberty and metabolic and epidemiologic risk factors, such as obesity are frequently found. Most chronic slips are diagnosed late. Sagittal hip X-rays show epiphysis slip. In case of untreated SCFE, a slip progression arises with an acute slip risk. Treatment is indicated to prevent slip worsening...
February 1, 2017: Archives de Pédiatrie: Organe Officiel de la Sociéte Française de Pédiatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28116275/an-unusual-case-of-simultaneous-bilateral-neck-of-femur-fracture-following-electrocution-injury-a-case-report-and-review-of-literature
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Supreeth Nekkanti, Vijay C, Sujana Theja Js, RaviShankar R, Sumit Raj
INTRODUCTION: Simultaneous bilateral fractures of the neck of femur is rare. Hypocalcemia, epilepsy, osteoporosis and electrical injuries are known to cause similar injuries. CASE REPORT: We report a case of a 43-year-old male who sustained an electrical shock injury following which he fell from a height of around 4 feet. Radiological studies confirmed bilateral transcervical neck of femur fracture. Laboratory investigations revealed the patient had extremely low levels of vitamin D (11...
July 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050549/bilateral-stress-fracture-of-femoral-neck-in-non-athlete-case-report
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Ubiratan Stefani de Oliveira, Pedro José Labronici, André João Neto, Alexandre Yukio Nishimi, Robinson Esteves Santos Pires, Luiz Henrique Penteado Silva
Bilateral stress fracture of femoral neck in healthy young patients is an extremely rare entity, whose diagnostic and treatment represent a major challenge. Patients with history of hip pain, even non-athletes or military recruits, should be analyzed to achieve an early diagnosis and prevent possible complications from the surgical treatment. This report describes a 43-year-old male patient, non-athlete, without previous diseases, who developed bilateral stress fracture of femoral neck without displacement...
November 2016: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27837321/hemiarthroplasty-versus-internal-fixation-in-super-aged-patients-with-undisplaced-femoral-neck-fractures-a-5-year-follow-up-of-randomized-controlled-trial
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Qifeng Lu, Genling Tang, Xijiang Zhao, Shuguang Guo, Bin Cai, Qingsong Li
INTRODUCTION: There were higher rates of revision, complication, non-union, delayed union, and poorer functional outcomes reported in super-aged patients of undisplaced femoral neck fractures treated with internal fixation. Therefore, we designed this randomized comparative study aiming to compare the effectiveness and long-term follow-up results of hemiarthroplasty (HA) with that of multiple cannulated screws (MCS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eligible participants were randomly assigned into two groups for different methods of operation (hemiarthroplasty group and internal fixation group)...
January 2017: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27780509/subtrochanteric-osteoid-osteoma-a-misdiagnosed-case-complicated-by-a-hip-fracture
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N K Sferopoulos
A 34-year-old man with a subtrochanteric osteoid osteoma localized to the lateral cortex of the left femur is reported. The patient presented with mild spontaneous pain of the lateral thigh and knee. He refused a radiographic examination and was treated as a greater trochanteric pain syndrome for 9 months. He was then admitted with a transcervical fracture of the neck of the left femur after a fall from standing height. The fracture was fixed with 3 cannulated screws and healed uneventfully. His symptoms worsened after the first postoperative year...
October 1, 2016: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27755333/biomechanical-evaluation-of-the-femoral-neck-system-in-unstable-pauwels-iii-femoral-neck-fractures-a-comparison-with-the-dynamic-hip-screw-and-cannulated-screws
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Karl Stoffel, Ivan Zderic, Florian Gras, Christoph Sommer, Ursula Eberli, David Mueller, Martin Oswald, Boyko Gueorguiev
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the biomechanical performance of femoral neck system (FNS) in comparison with established methods for fixation of femoral neck fractures in a cadaveric model. METHODS: Twenty pairs of fresh-frozen human cadaveric femora were instrumented either with dynamic hip screw and antirotation screw (DHS-screw), DHS-blade, 3 cannulated screws (3CS) or with FNS in a partially paired design. The specimens were randomized to 2 paired treatment groups based on the bone mineral density (BMD), namely DHS-screw/DHS-blade and FNS/3CS...
March 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27692108/surgical-delay-as-a-risk-factor-for-wound-infection-after-a-hip-fracture
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José Cordero, Alfonso Maldonado, Sergio Iborra
PURPOSE: Analysis of significant risk factors for mortality and for medical and orthopaedic complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Observational study of a prospective consecutive cohort of 697 patients diagnosed of hip fracture from December 2012 to December 2014. Average age was 85±9years and 520 were female (75%). Intracapsular fractures (308, 44%) were treated non-operatively, (19 patients), with cannulated screws (58) or with hip arthroplasty (228 bipolar, 3 total hip atrhoplasty)...
September 2016: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27689572/interfragmentary-motion-assessment-for-three-different-fixation-techniques-of-femoral-neck%C3%A2-fractures-in-young-adults
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Shabnam Samsami, Sadegh Saberi, Nima Bagheri, Gholamreza Rouhi
BACKGROUND: Vertical femoral neck fractures in the youth could be happened in high-energy accidents, and because of dominant shearing forces, this fracture is considered as a troublesome injury with a controversy regarding selection of the best fixation method. OBJECTIVE: The long term goal of this quasi-experimental study was to find the more stable fixation method among cannulated screws (CSs), proximal femoral locking plate (PFLP), and dynamic hip screw with derotational screw (DHS+DS) for this kind of fracture...
September 28, 2016: Bio-medical Materials and Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27578376/comparative-study-of-multiple-cancellous-screws-versus-sliding-hip-screws-in-femoral-neck-fractures-of-young-adults
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Mayank Gupta, R-K Arya, Satish Kumar, Vijay-Kumar Jain, Skand Sinha, Ananta-Kumar Naik
PURPOSE: Both cannulated cancellous screw (CCS) and sliding hip screw (SHS) are used in femoral neck fracture fixations, but which is superior is yet to be determined. This study was aimed to compare the clinicoradiological outcome of femoral neck fracture treated with SHS or CCS in young adults. METHODS: Adults (16e60 years) with femoral neck fracture were divided into Group 1 fixed with SHS and Group 2 fixed with three CCS after closed reduction. Pain relief, functional recovery and postoperative radiographs at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months and then yearly for upto 4 years were analyzed...
August 1, 2016: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27461779/augmentation-by-cerclage-wire-improves-fixation-of-vertical-shear-femoral-neck-fractures-a-biomechanical-analysis
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Fa-Chuan Kuan, Ming-Long Yeh, Chih-Kai Hong, Florence L Chiang, I-Ming Jou, Ping-Hui Wang, Wei-Ren Su
BACKGROUND: Femoral neck fractures in young individuals are typically vertical shear fractures. These injuries are difficult to stabilize due to a significant varus displacement force across the hip with weight bearing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biomechanical stability offered by the addition of an augmented wire to conventional inverted triangle triple screw fixation for stabilizing vertical shear femoral neck fracture. METHODS: Sixteen medium 4th-generation synthetic composite femurs (Sawbones Pacific Research Laboratories, Vashon, WA) were divided into two groups...
October 2016: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27310950/osteonecrosis-of-the-femoral-head-nonunion-and-potential-risk-factors-in-pauwels-grade-3-femoral-neck-fractures-a-retrospective-cohort-study
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Yue-Lei Zhang, Song Chen, Zi-Sheng Ai, You-Shui Gao, Jiong Mei, Chang-Qing Zhang
The present study was to analyze clinical outcome of Pauwels grade-3 femoral neck fractures treated by different surgical techniques. Potential risk factors associated with nonunion and osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) were investigated as well. The retrospective study comprised of 67 sequential patients treated between January 2008 and December 2011. Patients with Pauwels grade-3 femoral neck fractures were treated by operative reduction and internal fixation. Cannulated screws (CS) were used in 46 patients, dynamic hip screw plus CS (DHS+CS) in 14, and locking compression plate (LCP) for proximal femur in 7...
June 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27307364/intraoperative-monitoring-of-epiphyseal-perfusion-in-slipped-capital-femoral-epiphysis
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Tim Schrader, Christopher R Jones, Adam M Kaufman, Mackenzie M Herzog
BACKGROUND: The purposes of this study were to validate an innovative, percutaneous method of monitoring femoral head (epiphyseal) perfusion intraoperatively in patients with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) and to investigate an association between intraoperative perfusion and the subsequent development of osteonecrosis. METHODS: A percutaneous screw fixation technique for SCFE was utilized. A fully threaded, cannulated, stainless-steel 7.0-mm screw was inserted into the epiphysis...
June 15, 2016: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27299067/an-unexpected-complication-of-residual-fibular-strut-graft-while-performing-a-press-fit-hemiarthroplasty-for-a-secondary-nonunion-fracture-neck-of-the-femur
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Najmul Huda, Julfiqar, Ajay Pant, M Aslam
INTRODUCTION: Perioperative complications are well known during partial and total hip arthroplasty. One of the common categories of these complications is an intraoperative fractures of the proximal femur. Here we discuss a case of perforation of posteromedial cortex of the proximal femur, while doing a press fit modular bipolar hemiarthroplasty, in a young adult with secondary nonunion of the femoral neck fracture. The cause of this proximal femur perforation was residual fibular strut graft that, redirected the femoral stem into undesirable direction...
July 2015: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27247738/clinical-results-of-internal-fixation-of-subcapital-femoral-neck-fractures
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Joon Soon Kang, Kyoung Ho Moon, Joong Sup Shin, Eun Ho Shin, Chi Hoon Ahn, Geon Hong Choi
BACKGROUND: Subcapital femoral neck is known to cause many complications, such as avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head or nonunion, compared with other femoral neck fractures. The purpose of this study was to analyze the incidence of AVN and fixation failures in patients treated with internal fixation using cannulated screws for the subcapital femoral neck fractures. METHODS: This study targeted a total of 84 cases of subcapital femoral neck fractures that underwent internal fixation using cannulated screws...
June 2016: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27167421/the-eastbourne-trauma-assisted-discharge-scheme-tads-reduces-length-of-stay-in-hip-fracture-patients
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S Lidder, B Hylton, A Nahhas, S Rajaratnam, A Skymre, A Armitage
UNLABELLED: PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The aim of this prospective study; The Trauma Assisted Discharge Scheme (TADS), was to set up a new model of postoperative care for patients following a fractured hip, addressing the need for efficiency, cost effectiveness and meeting local demand. MATERIAL AND METHODS All patients with hip fractures between December 2010 and December 2011, meeting the TADS inclusion criteria were enrolled in the study. Innovative use of staff within existing budgets helped create a TAD team who with the use of defined patient goals and a link nurse provided a seamless transition from acute to community services...
2016: Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27161547/a-case-report-of-the-management-and-the-outcome-of-a-complete-epiphyseal-separation-and-dislocation-with-left-anterior-column-fracture-of-the-acetabulum
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Jesús Palencia, Saud Alfayez, Firas Serro, Jamal Alqahtani, Hani Alharbi, Hamed Alhinai
INTRODUCTION: Femoral head and neck fractures in children are uncommon, accounting for fewer than 1% of all pediatric fractures and fewer than 8% of all hip fractures. Furthermore, traumatic transphyseal hip fracture is rare to present in daily practice especially when associated with an acetabular fracture. PRESENTATION OF THE CASE: A twelve years old boy, not known to have any chronic illnesses, presented to the emergency department as a case of polytrauma after a road traffic accident...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27114892/antibiotic-spacer-arthroplasty-for-revision-mtp-arthrodesis-a-novel-means-to-build-the-implant-a-case-report
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Adam Bitterman, Cristin Mathew, Milap Patel, James P Gurtowski
Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint osteoarthritis (OA), also known as hallux rigidus (HR), is the most common degenerative arthropathy of the foot and is often the result of trauma. There are multiple methods of addressing the patient's pain and limited function. Arthrodesis is the gold standard to manage severe MTP arthritis with a highly significant union rate. With various techniques of arthrodesis available, ranging from cannulated screw fixation, Kirschner wires, as well as plate and screw fixation, the orthopedic surgeon has multiple modalities to address this ailment; however, when these fail due to infection, the armament is limited...
2016: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27080284/-epidemiological-analysis-of-hospitalized-patients-with-femoral-neck-fracture-in-a-first-class-hospital-of-beijing
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N Li, H N Liu, X F Gong, S W Zhu, X B Wu, L He
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical parameters of the patients with femoral neck fracture such as general condition, therapy method, hospitalized expense so as to provide more effective management plan for the clinical work. METHODS: The patients with femoral neck fracture above 50 years who received in-patient treatment from 2008 January to 2012 December were admitted into this study. We collected and analyzed the information, such as age, chronic medical disease, therapy method, hospitalized duration and expense and so on...
April 18, 2016: Beijing da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Peking University. Health Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27059990/the-efficacy-of-continuous-flow-cryo-and-cyclic-compression-therapy-after-hip-fracture-surgery-on-postoperative-pain-design-of-a-prospective-open-label-parallel-multicenter-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Nick C Leegwater, Peter A Nolte, Niels de Korte, Martin J Heetveld, Kees J Kalisvaart, Casper P Schönhuth, Bas Pijnenburg, Bart J Burger, Kees-Jan Ponsen, Frank W Bloemers, Andrea B Maier, Barend J van Royen
BACKGROUND: The number of hip fractures and resulting post-surgical outcome are a major public health concern and the incidence is expected to increase significantly. The acute recovery phase after hip fracture surgery in elder patients is often complicated by severe pain, high morphine consumption, perioperative blood loss with subsequent transfusion and delirium. Postoperative continuous-flow cryocompression therapy is suggested to minimize these complications and to attenuate the inflammatory reaction that the traumatic fracture and subsequent surgical trauma encompass...
April 8, 2016: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27055409/serum-albumin-and-fixation-failure-with-cannulated-hip-screws-in-undisplaced-intracapsular-femoral-neck-fracture
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O Riaz, R Arshad, S Nisar, R Vanker
Introduction Internal fixation of undisplaced intracapsular femoral neck fractures with cannulated hip screws is a widely accepted surgical technique, despite reported failure rates of 12%-19%. This study determined whether preoperative serum albumin levels are linked to fixation failure. Methods We retrospectively reviewed 251 consecutive undisplaced intracapsular femoral neck fracture patients treated with cannulated hip screws in a district general hospital. Preoperative albumin levels were measured, and the fixation technique, classification and posterior tilt on radiography assessed...
July 2016: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
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