Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg (2017) 43:853–861 DOI 10.1007/s00068-016-0755-5 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The challenge of non-union in subtrochanteric fractures with breakage of intramedullary nail: evaluation of outcomes in surgery revision with angled blade plate and allograft bone strut 1 2 3 1 1 3 G. Rollo · N. Tartaglia · G. Falzarano · P. Pichierri · A. Stasi · A. Medici · L. Meccariello Received: 22 July 2016 / Accepted: 23 December 2016 / Published online: 3 March 2017 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract Results The Bone healing measured by RUS occurred Purpose Subtrochanteric fractures have a bimodal age and also the full recovery before the first trauma measured distribution. They usually require open reduction and inter- by SF-12 and HHS are better in PS group. We only had nal fixation. Closed reduction and intramedullary nail fixa- three unimportant complications in PS while four breakage tion rate are increased for this type of fracture. As a result, hardware in CG. the hardware breakage and non-union rate is high among Conclusion We conclude that in complicated non-unions, such patients. Our purpose is to evaluate the outcomes of the use of blade plate and bone strut allograft has a definite the role of blade plate and bone strut allograft in the man- positive role in
European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Mar 3, 2017
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