intertrochanteric


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Related to intertrochanteric: intertrochanteric fracture, subtrochanteric
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intertrochanteric

adj intertrocantérico, intertrocantéreo
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Differences between sexes were also found regarding the length of the intertrochanteric line in the present study: 66.47 [+ or -] 0.59 mm for males and 60.80 [+ or -] 0.42 mm for females (p < 0.0001).
"The X-ray showed an intertrochanteric hip fracture," Hanks continued, reading.
MRI is the gold standard for diagnosis, showing marrow edema of the femoral head, starting subarticularly and potentially extending to the intertrochanteric area and femoral neck (Fig.
Intertrochanteric fractures are one of the most common fracture of the hip especially in the elderly with osteoporotic bones, usually due to low-energy trauma like simple falls.
A t-test was used to compare differences in mean cortical thickness between the femoral head, femoral neck, greater trochanter, intertrochanteric region, and subtrochanteric region between the osteoporotic proximal femur subjects.
intertrochanteric fractures, can be treated successfully with intramedullary (IM) implants.
Owing to the good blood supply in intertrochanteric femur fractures, conservative treatment is possible because of the low incidence of non-union and avascular necrosis, but the complications of immobilization in elderly patients lead to increased mortality and morbidity up to 60% with conservative treatment (1, 2).
This study aimed to assess the differences in proximal femoral geometry parameters between patients with femoral neck fractures and patients with intertrochanteric fractures to provide guidance for individualized customized prosthesis and accurate reconstruction of proximal femurs in elderly Chinese patients.
Smith & Nephew announced at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting in Orlando two new studies on patients recovering from hip fractures, showing 'positive' clinical results and cost savings through using its Intertan Intertrochanteric Antegrade.
Fractures of the proximal femur is a very important topic in the field of orthopedic surgery, but much of that attention is placed on fractures of the femoral neck and intertrochanteric areas.
Subsequent whole-body CT and nuclear medicine scan found multiple bilateral pulmonary nodules with central cavitation and a destructive right intertrochanteric lytic lesion with pathological fracture (Figure 3).