Postoperative Femoral Fracture after Intramedullary Fixation with a Gamma Nail
Gamma nail使用後の大腿骨二次的骨折について

Shinya MIYOSHI, Shigehiro IMAZATO, Masanobu TANAKA, Masato NAKAHIRA
1996 The Journal of the Chugoku-Shikoku Orthopaedic Association  
Out of 38 patients treated with Gamma nails for trochanteric fractures and followed for 3 months or more after surgery, 3 suffered refracture in a fall or other accident. This communication reports on the follow-up of these three patients. They included one man and two women ranging in age from 84 to 88 years. Two patients who had not been inserted distal locking screws developed subtrochanteric spiral fractures and were then treated by the insertion of distal locking screws. One of them
more » ... ently sustained a fracture of the shaft of the femur in a fall 4 months later, which was repaired using a long version of Intramedullary hip screw. The remaining patient was initially inserted distal locking screws, but suffered a spiral fracture
doi:10.11360/jcsoa1989.8.251 fatcat:q22f2buafbfpfi7b2igzdfjyvy