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Int J Risk Saf Med. 1997;10(1):41-6. doi: 10.3233/JRS-1997-10105.

Intertrochanteric femoral fractures: a new method for predicting the risk of failure.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, University of London, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, UK.

Abstract

A consecutive series of intertrochanteric fractures treated with sliding screw and plate fixation were radiographically evaluated for the optimal position of the screw. An optimal position was determined. It was characterized by four position indexes in the head-neck region.

PMID:
23511274
DOI:
10.3233/JRS-1997-10105

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