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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2016, Volume 2 Issue 4

1350 Angle blade plate fixation in elderly and osteoporotic inter-trochanteric fracture

Author(s): Dr. Rakesh Tirkey and Dr. Sameer Gupta
Abstract: 

Material & Method: In this series, 19 case of inter-trochanteric fracture in elderly and osteoporotic patients were internally fixed with 135° angle blade plate. Angle blade plate in these patients was used to prevent cutting through of the implant. Average hospital stay was 24.78 days and most 17 (89.47%) patients were discharged within 7 days of operation. Functional assessment of the patient was done after clinical examination and Harris hip score at 4 week, 12 week and 24 week of follow-up. Radiological examination also helped in assessing the cases.

Pages: 240-243  |  936 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rakesh Tirkey, Dr. Sameer Gupta. 1350 Angle blade plate fixation in elderly and osteoporotic inter-trochanteric fracture. Int J Orthop Sci 2016;2(4):240-243. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2016.v2.i4d.39
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences