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The long gamma nail: a DGH experience.

Abstract:

Subtrochanteric fractures constitute a difficult problem for the trauma surgeon. The long Gamma nail (LGN) represents an efficient technique in the management of these fractures. A retrospective analysis of 51 LGN with an average follow up of 16 weeks is presented. The average age of the patients was 72 years and the mean time to union was 11 weeks. The incidence of peroperative, early local and late local complications was 8, 8 and 4%, respectively or 20% in total. The thirty-day mortality w...

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Edwards, SA More by this author
Pandit, HG More by this author
Clarke, HJ More by this author
Journal:
Injury
Volume:
31
Issue:
9
Pages:
701-709
Publication date:
2000-11-05
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EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
URN:
uuid:0a3e44ef-0d74-4799-a7a5-b667def89c1b
Source identifiers:
108376
Local pid:
pubs:108376

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