Nailing of Intertrochanteric Fractures: Review on Pitfalls and Technical Tips

Jong Keon Oh, Jin Ho Hwang, Dipit Sahu

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Abstract

The authors describe the advantages and drawbacks of nailing over the dynamic hip screw for the fixation of hip fractures. The technical pitfalls of nailing and the tips to avoid failure of fixation in nailing have been discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-7
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec

Keywords

  • Intertrochanteric fractures
  • Nailing
  • Pitfalls

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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