International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
2016, Volume 2 Issue 2
Study of occurrence of fracture femur shaft
Author(s): Dr. Sanjeev Chincholi, Dr. Pradeep Natikar
Abstract: This study is conducted to know the commonest causes for occurrence of fracture Shaft femur and its details. In 30 patients, male predominate (88%) in this study. RTA was the chief cause of fracture. Surgery were performed within 6.92 days average, There were 12 open of which 10 gustilo type 2 , 2 gustilo type3 and 18 closed type of fracture radiological union was possible in 16.16 weeks. Average patient was followed up for 11.48months. Average knee flexion of 100°. There were 8 knee pain, 4 shortening, 3 with protruding nail into knee joint, 1 delayed union, 2 superficial infection. Using Neer’s scoring system there were 56% excellent, 16% good, 24% fair, 1% poor results.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sanjeev Chincholi, Dr. Pradeep Natikar. Study of occurrence of fracture femur shaft. Int J Orthop Sci 2016;2(2):61-63.