Study of management of sub trochanteric fractures of the femur in adults using proximal femoral nails

Dr. Kiran KC, Dr. Manjuntha H
2019 International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences  
Among the femoral shaft injuries upper femoral fractures present a peculiar problem of securing effective neutralization of deforming forces. The mechanical stresses at this level are very high. Conclusion: The incidence of Subtrochanteric fractures of the femur is on the raise because of fast and high speed automobiles and modern lifestyles and increased life expectancy of the elderly age group patients.
doi:10.22271/ortho.2019.v5.i2n.115 fatcat:x4vjibssqnanvf7rjgpaizb6hu