Study of distal femoral fractures


Smit Shah, Rushay Bhalodia, Paresh P Golwala




Introduction: Modernization has resulted into increase in number of road traffic accidents resulting into higher frequency and severity of distal femur fractures. Vulnerable for injuries in accidental injuries fracture, since bumper of most of the car is at the knee height.

Methods and materials: A detailed study of distal femur fractures was carried out on 39 patients at Dhiraj General Hospital, Pipariya from May-2009 to November-2011 which is a tertiary care centre in a rural area

Result and Conclusion: Distal femur fractures are most commonly seen in males & most common cause is road traffic accident. – Distal femoral locking plate gives good results then condylar buttress plate. – Close fractures unite earlier then open fractures irrespective of type of the fracture.




Distal Femoral, Fracture


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