Tips and Tricks in Extracapsular Hip Fracture Fixation
Ankit Desai1, *, Josh Jacob1, Alex Trompeter2
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2017
Issue: Suppl-7, M6
First Page: 1218
Last Page: 1222
Publisher ID: TOORTHJ-11-1218
Article History:Received Date: 2/03/2017
Revision Received Date: 19/6/2017
Acceptance Date: 22/6/2017
Electronic publication date: 31/10/2017
Collection year: 2017`
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Aside from the decision-making in how to fix an extracapsular hip fracture, surgeons must be conversant with systems, implants and how to maximize their potential in the shortest operative time. We present a series of steps used in our unit when performing both DHS and intramedullary nail surgery to avoid the commonest problems and maximize our patients’ recovery potential.