International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2018, Volume 4 Issue 3

Cannulated cancellous screw fixation in fracture neck of femur in children

Author(s): Dr. Surendra Singh Yadav, Dr. Prashant Patel, Dr. Shailendra Chauhan, Dr. Gaurav Rai and Dr. Shailendra Bhavel
Abstract: Femoral neck fractures in children are severe injuries with the possible complication, the most serious of which is Avascular Necrosis. 24 patients (14 boys and 10 girls) of fractures of neck femur were treated with cannulated cancellous screws in our study. All patients were followed up for a period of 18 months (13months to 26 month). All patients had union with mean duration of 13.4 weeks. One patient had Avascular Necrosis, One patient had varus collapse and one patient had shortening of limb more than 1.5cm. Internal fixation of fracture neck of femur gives better results and functional outcome.
Pages: 436-438  |  531 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Surendra Singh Yadav, Dr. Prashant Patel, Dr. Shailendra Chauhan, Dr. Gaurav Rai, Dr. Shailendra Bhavel. Cannulated cancellous screw fixation in fracture neck of femur in children. Int J Orthop Sci 2018;4(3):436-438. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2018.v4.i3h.78
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences