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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2019, Volume 5 Issue 2

Management of fracture neck of femur with internal fixation alone or with fibular graft

Author(s): Dr. Deepak Kumar, Dr. Gaurav Khemka, Dr. Vidya Sagar, Dr. Ashutosh Kumar and Dr. Santosh Kumar
Abstract: 
Introduction: This study was conducted to assess the results of using free fibular graft to augment fracture fixation with cannulated cancellous screw for femoral neck.
Methods: The present study includes 15 cases of fracture neck of femur in elderly patients of the age 20-60 years irrespective of sex treated by Close / Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Using DHS / AO Cannulated Cancellous Screws Along With Strut Fibular Graft in the Department of Orthopaedics At PMCH Patna.
Results: 15 cases of fracture neck of femur were taken up for the study who reported to department of orthopaedics, PMCH between the ages of 20 – 60 years. The minimum duration between occurrence of fracture and surgical intervention was 3 weeks.
Conclusions: This technique is an ideal treatment for patients with neglected intracapsular neck of femur in younger age group in our part. Firstly our results were encouraging and secondly this fracture is cost effective and thirdly technically less demanding and lastly associated with good outcome allowing them to resume pre-fracture activities.

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