International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
2016, Volume 2 Issue 2
Tens (titanium elastic nails) in fractures shaft of the femur in children
Author(s): Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim, Dr. Meganath Pawar and Dr. Kausar Nazneen
Abstract: TENS nailing, was done in 10 patients of femoral fractures with either transverse or short oblique fracture or spiral with some comminution. Only condylocephalic approach was used. Average per-operative blood loss was about 50 ml and average operative time was only 45 minutes. There was no case of nail breakage, infection, delayed malunion or non-union. Range of knee movement achieved in most of the cases was more than 120 degree. The method is simple, quick and atraumatic.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim, Dr. Meganath Pawar, Dr. Kausar Nazneen. Tens (titanium elastic nails) in fractures shaft of the femur in children. Int J Orthop Sci 2016;2(2):74-76.