The effect of shortening and varus collapse of the femoral neck on function after fixation of intracapsular fracture of the hip
- Variations in treatment of femoral neck fractures in Alberta. Cree, Marilyn; Qian Yang; Scharfenberger, Angela; Johnson, David; Carrière, K.C. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Aug2002, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p248
Focuses on the variations in treatment options and in-hospital death rates after a femoral neck fracture. Number of comorbid conditions; Application of hemiarthroplasty; Assessment of surgeons in the operation and function.
- CONTENT OF TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR ÃŸ-1 IN BONE SAMPLES OBTAINED FROM PATIENTS WITH FEMORAL NECK FRACTURES. // Osteoporosis International;Sep2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 12, pS25
The article presents an abstract of the article "Content of Transforming Growth factor Î²-1 in Bone Samples Obtained From Patients With Femoral Neck Fractures," by Marcin Zgoda, Dariusz Chmielewski.
- The prevalence of carotid sinus syndrome in elderly patients with fractured neck of femus. Ward, C.; McIntosh, S. // Age & Ageing;Jan1994, Vol. 23 Issue 1, British Geriatrics... pP7
Assesses the prevalence of carotid sinus syndrome (CSS) in elderly patients with fractured neck of femur (FNOF) and in age-matched patients undergoing elective hip surgery. Nature of CSS; Clinical assessment of patients using mental test score and Barthel index; Frequent occurrence of CSS in...
- CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS. // Age & Ageing;Nov2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pii43
This paper presents the abstract of the study "To assess the impact of guidelines on in-patient prescribing of secondary prophylaxis for osteoporosis in patients admitted with fractured neck of femur," by J. M. Orgee.
- High rate of mechanical failure seen with locking plates for femoral neck fractures. Buddle, Renee Blisard; Carrera, Eduardo F. // Orthopaedics Today Europe;2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p14
The article references a study by orthopedic surgeon Marschall B. Berkes and colleagues which found a high rate of mechanical failure in patients treated with posterolateral locking plates for femoral neck fractures.
- Venous thromboembolism prevention post neck of femur fractures -- does it make a difference? Faroug, Radwane; Konnuru, Shireesha; Min, San S.; Hussain, Fazleenah; Ampat, George // Thrombosis Journal;2008, Vol. 6, Special section p1
Neck of femur fractures predispose patients to venous thromboembolism (VTE). NICE has issued guideline 46 to reduce this risk through the use of antithrombic agents. We audited our department's VTE practise by reviewing the clinical notes of 123 consecutive patients with no exclusions. We found...
- Simultaneous Bilateral Femoral Neck Fracture in a Patient with Osteoporosis- A Case Report. Ghosh, Arijit; Vemulapalli, Krishna // Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p4
We report a case of bilateral neck of femur fracture in a patient in osteoporotic bone, as a result of a fall from a standing position. A literature review shows all similar fractures are documented to have been associated with high velocity trauma, seizures and/or osteoporosis secondary to...
- Perception of Garden's classification for femoral neck fractures: an international survey of 298 orthopaedic trauma surgeons. Zlowodzki, Michael; Bhandari, Mohit; Keel, Marius; Hanson, Beate; Schemitsch, Emil // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Sep2005, Vol. 125 Issue 7, p503
The Garden classification is the most popular femoral neck fracture classification system. We surveyed orthopaedic surgeons about their preferences for femoral neck fracture classification systems and their belief about their ability to discriminate between the four different Garden fracture...
- Hand grip - a simple test for morbidity after fracture of the neck of femur. Davies, C. W. Twiston; Jones, D. Moody; Shearer, J. R. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Oct1984, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p833
Seventy-six female patients, having sustained a fracture of the neck of femur, were assessed preoperatively by measuring their muscle strength in the form of grip using a hand-held dynamometer and by measuring serum albumin. A grip strength of < 15 kg was found to be a reliable predictor of...