Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery

Functional analysis of distal one-third extra-articular femoral fracture managed with retrograde femur nailing system

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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Sanjeev Dhanda*,Santosh Munde

Volume : 5

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-1362

Print ISSN : 2395-1354

Article First Page : 182

Article End Page : 188


Management of fractures has changed very much over the time. It has advanced from bamboo stick, POP to modern minimally invasive surgeries, to Robotic and distant operative techniques. In the modern world with the increase in speed and number of fast moving vehicles there is a great increase in number of RTA and number of polytrauma patients in causalities.  
The purpose of study is to achieve complete union with full functional ability of Limb as compared to earlier fixation method. New method of fixation of extra–articular distal one–third femur fracture i.e.: 1: 95° angled blade plate; 2: DCS; 3: Retrograde Nailing; 4: Distal Femur LCP Plating.

Keywords: Extra-articular, Distal one-third, Femur fracture fixation using, Retrograde femur nailing system

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