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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221656/z-effect-after-intramedullary-nailing-systems-for-trochanteric-femur-fractures
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S J M Smeets, G Kuijt, P V van Eerten
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of Z-effect after dual lag screw intramedullary nailing systems and risk factors contributing to this effect. We hypothesized that long nails provide more neck strength due to a longer lever than short nails and are therefore less likely to develop a misbalance of a higher head compressive strength than neck compressive strength. METHODS: In this retrospective cohort study 103 patients treated operatively with a dual lag screw intramedullary nailing device for (sub)trochanteric hip fracture were included...
September 27, 2017: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29182125/locked-rigid-antegrade-intramedullary-nailing-of-adolescent-femoral-fractures-using-a-lateral-trochanteric-entry-point
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M Hampton, N Maripuri, S Khandekar, S Giles, J Fernandes, S Jones
The purpose of this study is to present our experience of treating adolescent femoral fractures using a locked intramedullary nail with a lateral trochanteric entry point. We retrospectively reviewed 15 femoral fractures in 13 adolescents who were treated in our unit between 2011 and 2014. Data collected included patient demographics, mechanism of injury, type of fracture, associated injuries, time to union and complications. A radiographic review was also undertaken. The mean time to radiological union in 14 out of the 15 fractures was 13 weeks (range, 10-20 weeks)...
December 2017: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29173962/intraoperative-lateral-wall-fractures-during-dynamic-hip-screw-fixation-for-intertrochanteric-fractures-incidence-causative-factors-and-clinical-outcome
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Annur R Pradeep, Addala KiranKumar, Jayaramaraju Dheenadhayalan, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran
INTRODUCTION: The intact lateral wall plays a key role in stabilization of trochanteric fracture. Hence extreme precaution should be taken to prevent lateral wall damage during DHS fixation. Present study is aimed at evaluating the determinants of lateral wall fracture and its effect on outcome in intertrochanteric fracture femur treated with DHS. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This is a prospective study involving intertrochanteric fractures treated with DHS fixation from July 2013 to June 2014...
November 21, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29162265/the-impact-of-antegrade-intramedullary-nailing-start-site-using-the-sign-nail-in-proximal-femoral-fractures-a-prospective-cohort-study
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Mohamed Mustafa Diab, Hao-Hua Wu, Edmund Eliezer, Billy Haonga, Saam Morshed, David W Shearer
INTRODUCTION: In many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) SIGN nail is commonly used for antegrade femoral intramedullary (IM) nailing, using a start site either at the tip of the greater trochanter or piriformis fossa. While a correct start site is considered an essential technical step; few studies have evaluated the impact of using an erroneous start site. This is particularly relevant in settings with limited access to fluoroscopy to aid in creating a nail entry point. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of antegrade SIGN IM nailing start site on radiographic alignment and health-related quality of life...
November 18, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29157107/the-impact-of-surgery-for-trochanteric-femur-fracture-on-sexuality-in-men-and-their-female-partners
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Melih Balci, Deniz Cankaya, Altug Tuncel, Burak Yoldas, Ozer Guzel, Cagdas Senel
PURPOSE: This study was aimed to investigate the effects of trochanteric femur fracture treatment methods on erectile functions of the patients and on sexual functions with their female partners. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 43 patients with trochanteric femur fracture who underwent proximal femoral nail (PFN) or proximal femur locking compression plate (PF-LCP) surgery were included in the study. The PFN implant was applied to group 1 ( n = 23) and the PF-LCP implant to group 2 ( n = 20)...
September 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29102044/sliding-hip-screw-versus-intramedullary-nail-for-trochanteric-hip-fractures-a-randomised-trial-of-1000-patients-with-presentation-of-results-related-to-fracture-stability
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Martyn J Parker
AIMS: To determine the optimum choice of implant for a patient with a the different types of trochanteric hip fracture. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 1000 patients with a trochanteric hip fracture were randomised to internal fixation of the fracture with either a Sliding Hip Screw or an intramedullary nail. Fractures were subdivided into two part fractures, comminuted fractures and fractures at the level of the lesser trochanter (reversed/oblique and transverse). Functional assessment for up to one year from injury was undertaken by a research nurse blinded to the treatment allocation...
October 20, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29043967/dual-head-screw-hip-nailing-for-trochanteric-fractures
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Andreas F Mavrogenis, Vasilios G Igoumenou, Panayiotis D Megaloikonomos, George N Panagopoulos, Ioannis P Galanopoulos, Christos Th Vottis, Eirinaios Karamanis, Panayiotis Koulouvaris, Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos
INTRODUCTION: There are limited information and inconclusive results for dual head screw intramedullary hip nails for trochanteric fractures. Therefore, we performed a prospective study to evaluate the healing of fractures, and survival, function, and complications of patients operated with this implant. METHODS: We prospectively studied 79 patients (61 women and 18 men; mean age: 84.7 years; range: 65-96 years) with a low-energy trochanteric fracture, treated with a dual head screw intramedullary hip nail from 2013 to 2016...
2017: SICOT-J
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29040233/is-the-best-plate-a-nail-a-review-of-3230-unstable-intertrochanteric-fractures-of-the-proximal-femur
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A Tucker, K J Donnelly, C Rowan, S McDonald, A P Foster
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the current study was to evaluate the functional outcomes, revision and mortality rates for 3 implants used for unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures; the sliding hip screw (SHS), with or without a trochanteric stabilisation plate (TSP), and cephalomedullary nail (CMN). DESIGN: Multicentre National Prospective Cohort Study SETTING:: Northern Ireland PATIENT/PARTICIPANTS:: Patients were identified from a prospective database. Fractures were classified according to AO A31A2...
October 7, 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025609/blood-loss-in-trochanteric-fractures-multivariate-analysis-comparing-dynamic-hip-screw-and-gamma-nail
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Mario Ronga, Daniele Bonzini, Marco Valoroso, Giuseppe La Barbera, Jacopo Tamini, Mario Cherubino, Paolo Cherubino
INTRODUCTION: Anaemia in patients with trochanteric fracture is associated with increased morbidity and mortality and it is an independent risk factor for functional mobility of patients. Several authors have reported the blood loss following operative treatment comparing different fixation systems but few authors have evaluated many associated variables that could influence the perioperative blood loss. PURPOSE: To evaluate the blood loss in patients that had their trochanteric fracture stabilized with dynamic hip screw (DHS) or Gamma nail...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951636/management-of-unstable-pertrochanteric-fractures-with-proximal-femoral-locking-compression-plates-and-affect-of-neck-shaft-angle-on-functional-outcomes
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Emrah Kovalak, Cenk Ermutlu, Tolga Atay, Özgür Başal
BACKGROUND: Management of unstable pertrochanteric fractures remains a challenge with various implant choices. Intramedullary devices are usually preferred for the management of the unstable fractures. When nailing is unsuitable for the configuration of the fracture extra medullary procedures are preferred. PFLCP is a contact limited implant that allows multiple angularly stable fixations with preserving more bone stock after implantation as an extramedullary implant. There are only a few reports in the literature about the osteosynthesis of unstable trochanteric fractures with proximal femoral locking compression plates and their results are conflicting...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28860402/sliding-hip-screw-versus-the-targon-pft-nail-for-trochanteric-hip-fractures-a-randomised-trial-of-400-patients
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
M J Parker, S Cawley
AIMS: To compare the outcomes for trochanteric fractures treated with a sliding hip screw (SHS) or a cephalomedullary nail. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 400 patients with a trochanteric hip fracture were randomised to receive a SHS or a cephalomedullary nail (Targon PFT). All surviving patients were followed up to one year from injury. Functional outcome was assessed by a research nurse blinded to the implant used. RESULTS: Recovery of mobility, as assessed by a mobility scale, was superior for those treated with the intramedullary nail compared with the SHS at eight weeks, three and nine months (p-values between 0...
September 2017: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28836973/comparison-and-analysis-of-reoperations-in-two-different-treatment-protocols-for-trochanteric-hip-fractures-postoperative-technical-complications-with-dynamic-hip-screw-intramedullary-nail-and-medoff-sliding-plate
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Johnny Paulsson, Josefine Corin Stig, Ola Olsson
BACKGROUND: In treatment of unstable trochanteric fractures dynamic hip screw and Medoff sliding plate devices are designed to allow secondary fracture impaction, whereas intramedullary nails aim to maintain fracture alignment. Different treatment protocols are used by two similar Swedish regional emergency care hospitals. Dynamic hip screw is used for fractures considered as stable within the respective treatment protocol, whereas one treatment protocol (Medoff sliding plate/dynamic hip screw) uses biaxial Medoff sliding plate for unstable pertrochanteric fractures and uniaxial Medoff sliding plate for subtrochanteric fractures, the second (intramedullary nail/dynamic hip screw) uses intramedullary nail for subtrochanteric fractures and for pertrochanteric fractures with intertrochanteric comminution or subtrochanteric extension...
August 24, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827502/risk-factors-associated-with-cephalomedullary-nail-cutout-in-the-treatment-of-trochanteric-hip-fractures
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David J Ciufo, Douglas A Zaruta, Jason S Lipof, Kyle T Judd, John T Gorczyca, John P Ketz
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the association of cephalomedullary nail cutout in trochanteric femur fractures with the presence of the following radiographic variables: lateral wall fracture, posteromedial fragment, angular malreduction, residual basicervical fracture gapping, screw placement, and tip-apex distance. DESIGN: Retrospective review. SETTING: Academic medical center. PATIENTS: A total of 362 patients were included in the study...
November 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817157/extent-and-morbidity-of-lateralization-of-a-trochanteric-fixation-nail-blade
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Phillip A Sandifer, Robert M Hulick, Matthew L Graves, Clay A Spitler, George V Russell, Josie M Hydrick, LaRita C Jones, Patrick F Bergin
This study examined the incidence and risk factors associated with lateral helical blade migration and trochanteric pain with the trochanteric fixation nail. A retrospective review was performed of 141 cases of pertrochanteric femur fracture treated with a trochanteric fixation nail at a level I trauma center over a period of 42 months. Exclusion criteria included follow-up of less than 60 days, preexisting osteonecrosis of the femoral head, and prophylactic trochanteric fixation nail treatment. Patient demographics, operative findings, and radiographic findings were recorded...
September 1, 2017: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28802415/augmentation-of-intramedullary-nailing-in-unstable-intertrochanteric-fractures-using-cerclage-wire-and-lag-screws-a-comparative-study
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Sunil Govind Kulkarni, Sushrut Sudhir Babhulkar, Sujay Milind Kulkarni, Govind Shivram Kulkarni, Madhura Sujay Kulkarni, Raviraj Patil
BACKGROUND: Unstable intertrochanteric fractures present a challenge to orthopaedic surgeons, with varied geometry of the fractures and a wide choice of implants and techniques. The patients are usually osteoporotic, with multiple co-morbidities and poor tolerance for complications and re-operations. Lateral wall reconstruction and stability of the trochanteric fragments are considered important in providing a better outcome of these difficult injuries. We present a technique of lateral wall and trochanteric reconstruction using Cerclage wires and lag screws in the greater trochanter in addition to intramedullary nailing, and the radiological and functional outcome of this technique of augmentation...
August 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28801202/a-biomechanical-study-comparing-proximal-femur-nail-and-proximal-femur-locking-compression-plate-in-fixation-of-reverse-oblique-proximal-femur-fractures
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Ashutosh Kumar Singh, N Narsaria, R K Gupta
BACKGROUND: The reverse oblique trochanteric fractures are common fractures and its treatment poses a challenge. The purpose of this study was to compare the biomechanical parameters of the construct using proximal femoral nail (PFN) and proximal femoral locking compression plates (PFLCP) in these fractures using cadaveric specimens. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty freshly harvested cadaveric femoral specimens were randomly assigned to two groups after measuring bone mineral density, ten of which were implanted with PFN and the other ten with PFLCP...
May 22, 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28801201/effectiveness-of-controlled-telescoping-system-for-lateral-hip-pain-caused-by-sliding-of-blade-following-intramedullary-nailing-of-trochanteric-fracture
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Suk Kyu Choo, Hyoung-Keun Oh, Hyeong Tak Ko, Dong-Uk Min, Youngwoo Kim
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of controlled telescoping system for lateral hip pain caused by sliding of the blade following intramedullary nailing of trochanteric fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed to compare the controlled telescoping system (Compression Hip Nail; CHN) with the conventional sliding system (Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation; PFNA) for trochanteric fractures...
October 2017: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764254/role-of-provisional-fixation-of-fracture-fragments-by-steinmann-pin-and-technical-tips-in-proximal-femoral-nailing-for-intertrochanteric-fracture
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Mohit J Jain, Kinjal J Mavani, Dhaval Patel
INTRODUCTION: Proximal Femoral Nailing (PFN) in Intertrochanteric Fractures (IF) is becoming the choice of implant due to better biomechanics and prevention of varus collapse associated with Dynamic Hip Screw (DHS). Technical difficulties and implant related complications are yet to be addressed. AIM: To understand the technical difficulties involved in PFN and role of provisional fixation of fracture by Steinmann-pin. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this study, 55 patients presented to a tertiary trauma center in India with trochanteric fractures from April 2010 to March 2012 were included and treated with PFN...
June 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28740524/a-comparison-of-two-fixation-methods-for-femoral-trochanteric-fractures-a-new-generation-intramedullary-system-vs-sliding-hip-screw
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Christian Carulli, Federico Piacentini, Tommaso Paoli, Roberto Civinini, Massimo Innocenti
INTRODUCTION: Trochanteric fractures are frequent and generally associated with bone fragility. There is still debate on the best fixation device to treat stable or rather stable trochanteric fractures: we report our clinical and radiological results of fixation with Proximal Femoral Nail "antirotation" (PFNa) in a population of patients compared to a control group treated by Sliding Hip Screw (SHS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective study was conducted in 71 consecutive patients treated by PFNa (group A), and 69 by a SHS (group B), with a mean age of 81...
January 2017: Clinical Cases in Mineral and Bone Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28721591/secondary-femur-shaft-fracture-following-treatment-with-cephalomedullary-nail-a-retrospective-single-center-experience
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Nikolaus W Lang, J Joestl, S Payr, P Platzer, K Sarahrudi
AIM: Secondary femur fracture subsequent to treatment of trochanteric fractures with cephalomedullary nailing (i.e., a periprosthetic fracture related to the cephalomedullary nail) is a rare but very severe complication. As such, the aim of this study was to assess the impact of revision surgery and general state of health on mortality and functional outcomes in patients suffering femur fractures following treatment with cephalomedullary nails. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between 2000 and 2015, 3549 patients presenting with OTA/AO 31A1-3 femur fractures were admitted to our department and subsequently treated with either a Gamma(®) Nail or PFNA(®)...
July 18, 2017: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
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