Is there a standard trochanteric entry site for nailing of subtrochanteric femur fractures?

  • Streubel P
  • Wong A
  • Ricci W
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Abstract

To evaluate the variability of the ideal trochanteric starting point as a possible cause for malreduction of subtrochanteric fractures and to analyze the accuracy of contralateral templating to predict correct entry site.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Subtrochanteric fracture
  • fracture healing
  • greater trochanter
  • intramedullary nailing
  • malalignment
  • malreduction
  • malunion
  • varus

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