The management of 51 comminuted fractures of the shaft of the femur, treated in Africa with limited facilities, is described. The majority were immobilised on. Introduction: Les fractures diaphysaires du fémur (FDF) de l’enfant sont fréquentes. Pour les enfants de 0 à 6 ans, le traitement est souvent orthopédique, avec. Ce travail a pour objectif d’évaluer les résultats de l’embrochage centromédullaire élastique stable (ECMES) dans les fractures diaphysaires du fémur chez.

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Showing location of fracture in present study Click here to view. The femur is the longest and, by most measures, the strongest bone in the human body.

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Locked intramedullary nailing for the treatment of femoral shaft fractures. Screws were already removed at the time the patient seeked our opinion.

He has a splenic laceration that will require an emergent exploratory laparotomy and he has a left hemothorax requiring a chest tube.

The purpose ffacture the present work was to analyze results of orthopedic treatment using a spica early for children aged less than 7 years in comparison with other published series with similar age or management. Mean hospital stay was 2. Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Femur – Wikipedia

Ait Si Selmi, P. In primitive tetrapods, the main points of muscle attachment along the femur are the internal trochanter and third trochanterand a ridge along the ventral surface of the femoral shaft referred diaphysaie as the adductor crest. If you are a subscriber, please sign in ‘My Account’ at the top right of the screen.

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Structures analogous to the third trochanter are present in mammals, including some primates. As the femur is the only bone in the thigh, it serves as an attachment point for all the muscles that cracture their force over the hip and knee joints.

A report of five hundred and twenty cases. Physiotherapy is very important to optimize functional recuperation of patient, after surgery.

Excellent to good results were seen in Closed intramedullary nailing of femoral fractures. Short head of biceps femoris. Symptoms thigh pain inability to walk report of deformity or instability Physical exam gross deformity shortening swelling of the thigh.

Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric – Pediatrics – Orthobullets

Clin Orthop Relat Res ; Kpadonou acD. The highest point of the greater trochanter is located femhr than the collum and reaches the midpoint of the hip joint.


The upper or proximal extremity close to the torso contains the headneckthe two trochanters and adjacent structures. Subjects of two groups were comparable on socio-demographics levels, radio-clinics and therapeutics characteristics of fractures.

X-ray showing segmental fracture of diaphysajre of femur preoperative, postoperative at 2 days and 24 weeks, respectively.

Mean follow-up was J Bone Joint Surg ;A: Patients were seen for a clinical control, from 15th September to 20th December Comminuted femoral shaft fractures. An example of how a child is fitted with a Spica Cast after a hip reduction surg Showing fractire outcome in present study Click here to view. Surgical treatment of femoral diaphyseal fractures in children using elastic stable intramedullary nailing by open reduction at Yopougon Teaching Hospital.

The number was 8 girls versus 7 boys, a sex ratio of 0. Elastic stable intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures in children: Modern trends in internal fixation of femoral shaft fractures in children. X-ray showing oblique fracture of shaft of femur preoperative, postoperative at 2 days and 12 weeks, respectively.

Forefront of greater trochanter.