Improving outcomes after pertrochanteric hip fractures

Madhav Karunakar, Toni M McLaurin, Steven J Morgan, Kenneth A Egol
Instructional Course Lectures 2009, 58: 91-104
Complex pertrochanteric fractures, such as those with reverse obliquity and subtrochanteric extension, represent a subset of hip fractures that sometimes is difficult to treat. Critical assessment of the available literature and a review of treatment indications, implant recommendations, and technical pitfalls will provide insight to physicians to enable better care of patients with these complex injuries.

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