Advances in Orthopedics / 2018 / Article / Fig 4

Review Article

Management of Subtrochanteric Proximal Femur Fractures: A Review of Recent Literature

Figure 4

Intramedullary fixation of a subtrochanteric femur fracture: This diagram illustrates and provides radiographs of an example of intramedullary fixation of a subtrochanteric femur fracture. Proximal fixation is achieved through the use of cephalomedullary screws and distally with locked interlock screws.

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