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Femoral Neck Fractures
    

  • Hudson JI, Kenzora JE, Hebel JR, et al (Univ of Maryland, Baltimore; Merck-Medco Managed Care Incorporated, Montvale, NJ)

    Eight-Year Outcome Associated With Clinical Options in the Management of Femoral Neck Fractures

    Clin Orthop 348: 59-66, 1998



    In elderly, fractures of the neck of the femur is very common and even after treatment less than 50% can regain the function which they had before. Surgical interference i.e. fixation, arthroplasty, THR is a must to avoid complication.

       

  • Cornell CN, Levine D, O’ Doherty D, et al (New York Hosp; New York Hosp Med Ctr of Queens, Flushing, NY)

    Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly

    Clin Orthop 348: 67-71, 1998



    Both procedures show similar results but cost of unipolar is about $ 910 whereas that of bipolar is $ 1600. The difference is about $ 700.

       

  • Gill TJ, Sledge JB, Ekkernkamp A, et al (Harvard Med School, Boston; Boston Univ; Univ of Bern, Switzerland) 

    Intraoperative Assessment of Femoral Head Vascularity After Femoral Neck Fracture

    J Orthop Trauma 12: 474-478, 1998



    Intraoperative drilling in the femoral head is an extremely sensitive and specific predictor of development of avascular necrosis.

       

  • Weinrobe M, Stankewich CJ, Mueller B, et al (Univ of Washington, Seattle)

    Predicting the Mechanical Outcome of Femoral Neck Fractures Fixed With Cancellous Screws: An In Vivo Study

    J Orthop Trauma 12: 27-37, 1998



    Non anatomical reduction of femoral neck fractures was a strongest predictor of loss of fractures.

       

  • Pinney SJ, Keating JF, Meek RN (Vancouver Hosp and Health Sciences Ctr, Canada; Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland)

    Fat Embolism Syndrome in Isolated Femoral Fractures: Does Timing of Nailing Influence Incidence? 

    Injury 29: 131-133, 1998



    Intramedullary fixation of the fractures of the femur should be done before 10 hours of detection so as to avoid fat embolism.

       

  • Copeland CE, Mitchell KA, Brumback RJ, et al (Univ of Maryland Med System, Baltimore)

    Mortality in Patients With Bilateral Femoral Fractures

    J Orthop Trauma 12: 315-319, 1998



    Bilateral fractures and femur have complications but if treatment is done before 10 hours the complications are reduced.

       

  • Yang KH, Han DY, Park HW, et al (Yonsei Univ Seoul, Korea)

    Fracture of the Ipsilateral Neck of the Femur in Shaft Nailing: The Role of CT in Diagnosis 

    J Bone Joint Surg Br 80-B: 673-678, 1998



    Role of CT in ipsilateral fracture shaft and fracture neck femur.



    It is important to know that there is no proximal fracture of the neck femur before treating fracture of the shaft femur as intramedullary nailing would be disastrous for fracture neck femur if noted later.






 

         

Speciality Spotlight

 

 

Femoral Neck Fractures
    

  • Hudson JI, Kenzora JE, Hebel JR, et al (Univ of Maryland, Baltimore; Merck-Medco Managed Care Incorporated, Montvale, NJ)
    Eight-Year Outcome Associated With Clinical Options in the Management of Femoral Neck Fractures
    Clin Orthop 348: 59-66, 1998

    In elderly, fractures of the neck of the femur is very common and even after treatment less than 50% can regain the function which they had before. Surgical interference i.e. fixation, arthroplasty, THR is a must to avoid complication.
       

  • Cornell CN, Levine D, O’ Doherty D, et al (New York Hosp; New York Hosp Med Ctr of Queens, Flushing, NY)
    Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly
    Clin Orthop 348: 67-71, 1998

    Both procedures show similar results but cost of unipolar is about $ 910 whereas that of bipolar is $ 1600. The difference is about $ 700.
       

  • Gill TJ, Sledge JB, Ekkernkamp A, et al (Harvard Med School, Boston; Boston Univ; Univ of Bern, Switzerland) 
    Intraoperative Assessment of Femoral Head Vascularity After Femoral Neck Fracture
    J Orthop Trauma 12: 474-478, 1998

    Intraoperative drilling in the femoral head is an extremely sensitive and specific predictor of development of avascular necrosis.
       

  • Weinrobe M, Stankewich CJ, Mueller B, et al (Univ of Washington, Seattle)
    Predicting the Mechanical Outcome of Femoral Neck Fractures Fixed With Cancellous Screws: An In Vivo Study
    J Orthop Trauma 12: 27-37, 1998

    Non anatomical reduction of femoral neck fractures was a strongest predictor of loss of fractures.
       

  • Pinney SJ, Keating JF, Meek RN (Vancouver Hosp and Health Sciences Ctr, Canada; Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland)
    Fat Embolism Syndrome in Isolated Femoral Fractures: Does Timing of Nailing Influence Incidence? 
    Injury 29: 131-133, 1998

    Intramedullary fixation of the fractures of the femur should be done before 10 hours of detection so as to avoid fat embolism.
       

  • Copeland CE, Mitchell KA, Brumback RJ, et al (Univ of Maryland Med System, Baltimore)
    Mortality in Patients With Bilateral Femoral Fractures
    J Orthop Trauma 12: 315-319, 1998

    Bilateral fractures and femur have complications but if treatment is done before 10 hours the complications are reduced.
       

  • Yang KH, Han DY, Park HW, et al (Yonsei Univ Seoul, Korea)
    Fracture of the Ipsilateral Neck of the Femur in Shaft Nailing: The Role of CT in Diagnosis 
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 80-B: 673-678, 1998

    Role of CT in ipsilateral fracture shaft and fracture neck femur.

    It is important to know that there is no proximal fracture of the neck femur before treating fracture of the shaft femur as intramedullary nailing would be disastrous for fracture neck femur if noted later.


 

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