Functional Outcome of Proximal Femur Fracture Managed Surgically using Proximal Femoral Nail (PFN)

S Kammar, V Bhasme, Akash Hosthota, Mayur Rabhadiya
2017 International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research   unpublished
Proximal fractures of femur are the most frequently occurring fracture especially the intertrochantric in elderly. The goal of treatment is early restoration of the patient to their preinjury status. Multiple modalities of treatments are available, since the fracture patterns are not uniform and the morphology has significant variations. Using PFN for fracture fixation has less blood loss, improved early mobilization, reduced rate of infection and mal union was noted in among these patients.
more » ... these patients. Objective of our study was to assess the functional outcome of these fractures managed surgically using PFN.