International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2022, Volume 8 Issue 1

Clinical study of surgical management of paediatric diaphyseal fractures of femur by Titanium Elastic Nailing System (TENS)

Author(s): Dr. Sujitkumar Vakati R, Dr. Viswanath M, Dr. Gopisetty Chaitanya Kishore, Dr. K Sreekalyani, Dr. Nayan Raj Puvvada and Dr. Anirudh Reddy B
Abstract: Femoral shaft fractures are the most common major paediatric injuries managed by the orthopedic surgeon. Non-surgical management usually with early spica cast application is preferred in younger children. In the older child, traction followed by casting, external fixation, flexible IM Nails and plate fixation have specific indications. Potential complications of treatment include shortening, angular or rotational deformity, delayed union, Nonunion, over growth, skin problems and scarring. Risks of surgical management includes re-fractures after external fixator or plate removal, osteonecrosis after rigid IM nails fixation and soft tissue irritation caused by ends of flexible nails.
Pages: 46-54  |  47 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sujitkumar Vakati R, Dr. Viswanath M, Dr. Gopisetty Chaitanya Kishore, Dr. K Sreekalyani, Dr. Nayan Raj Puvvada, Dr. Anirudh Reddy B. Clinical study of surgical management of paediatric diaphyseal fractures of femur by Titanium Elastic Nailing System (TENS). Int J Orthop Sci 2022;8(1):46-54. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2022.v8.i1a.2990
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences