TITLE

Up to 24 years follow-up reveals femoral neck fracture remodeling in children

AUTHOR(S)
Brockenbrough, Gina
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Orthopaedics Today/International Edition;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a research being done on long-term outcome of children with neck and femoral fractures. It references a study by Anil Arora et al, presented at the 15th Triennial Congress of the Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association in September 2007 in Seoul, South Korea. The study included operative and nonoperative treatments on patients with different fractures including transcervical, transepiphyseal and intertrochanteric fractures. Investigators reported that children with femoral and neck fractures have good remodeling potential.
ACCESSION #
31949846

 

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