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Osteosynthesis of metastatic lesions of the proximal femur with a solid femoral nail and interlocking spiral blade inserted without reaming

Published inJournal of orthopaedic trauma, vol. 14, no. 6, p. 394-397
Publication date2000
Abstract

To evaluate the efficiency of a solid femoral nail and interlocking spiral-blade, inserted without reaming (UFN/ spiral blade, Synthes-Stratec, Oberdorf, Switzerland), for the fixation of pathologic and impending pathologic fractures of the proximal femur, particularly those involving the subtrochanteric area.

Keywords
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bone Nails
  • Equipment Design
  • Female
  • Femoral Neoplasms/complications/secondary
  • Fracture Fixation, Intramedullary/adverse effects/instrumentation/methods/mortality
  • Fractures, Spontaneous/etiology/mortality/radiography/surgery
  • Hip Fractures/etiology/mortality/radiography/surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Survival Analysis
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
ASSAL, Mathieu, ZANONE, X, PETER, Robin. Osteosynthesis of metastatic lesions of the proximal femur with a solid femoral nail and interlocking spiral blade inserted without reaming. In: Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 2000, vol. 14, n° 6, p. 394–397. doi: 10.1097/00005131-200008000-00003
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