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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