Search for dissertations about: "femur internal fixation"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words femur internal fixation.

  1. 1. Internal fixation of femoral neck fractures

    Author : Leif Hernefalk; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Femoral neck fracture; osteotomy; internal fixation; device; technical principles; scintimetry; radiography; biomechanics; malposition; malreduction; complications; bone necrosis; revascularization; segmental collapse; non-union; elderly; osteoporosis; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The incidence of femoral neck fractures in elderly people is rising requiring large health care resources. Internal fixation of the fracture is the treatment of choice in Scandinavia, but in 20-40% of the cases a late complication such as a segmental collapse of the femoral head after initial bone necrosis, or a non-union of the fracture because of non-healing, will occur. READ MORE