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J Orthop Trauma. 2008 Nov-Dec;22(10):731-6. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3181893b1b.

The PFNA proximal femur nail in treatment of unstable proximal femur fractures--3 cases of postoperative perforation of the helical blade into the hip joint.

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Department of Trauma Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, 6000 Lucerne 16, Switzerland. a-r.brunner@web.de

Abstract

The proximal femur nail antirotation represents a new generation of intramedullary nailing devices for fixation of stable and unstable trochanteric fractures of the proximal femur. We report 3 cases of postoperative perforation of the helical blade through the femoral head into the hip joint without any signs of rotational or varus displacement of the fracture.

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18978550
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10.1097/BOT.0b013e3181893b1b
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