International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2019, Volume 5 Issue 1

Treatment of long bones diaphyseal fractures treated with closed enders nailing age between 7 to 14 years in rural population

Author(s): Dr. KN Ghorpade, Dr. Khyati Gupta, Dr. Ranjan Kumar Gupta, Dr. Sanket Kandarkar, Dr. Nawaz Sharif and Dr. Arvind Kadwad
Introduction: Since last two decades there has been growing trends towards a more operative treatment in patient over 7 years of age for long bone fractures (Tibia, Femur, Humerus)
Method: Twenty patients (13 boys and 7 girls) aged between 7 to 14 of fractures of Tibia, Femur and Humerus treated with enders nail All patient underwent surgery in 7-8 days of injury
Result: All patients followed average 2-4 weeks radiological union in 8-10 weeks and full weight bearing possible after 2-3 weeks
Results: Excellent 75%
Good 20%
Poor 5%
Conclusion: Enders nailing is effective form of treatment in long bone fractures (Diaphyseal) Tibia, Femur and Humerus in age between 7-14 years in Rural population.

Pages: 57-58  |  94 Views  9 Downloads