This state-of-the-art resume of treatment for traumatic disruption of the lower leg will be essential reading for all orthopaedic and trauma sugeons involved in the management of femur trauma. An explosion of interest in femur fractures has brought new technology, innovative operative approaches and fresh ideas to bear on these complicated injuries. This volume, combining European and North American expertise from leaders in the field, discusses cutting edge techniques while still emphasising practical, proven strategies for achieving good clinical results after severe fractures.
Table of Contents
Classification of femoral fractures; epidemiology of femoral fractures; femoral neck fractures; fractures of the trochanteric region; femoral diaphyseal fractures; considerations in the polytraumatized patient; distal femur fractures; neck shaft fractures; unusual segmental defects; segmental fractures of the femoral shaft; open fractures - periprosthetic fractures; paediatric hip fractures; paediatric diaphyseal and distal fractures; pathological fractures; rehabilitation of polytrauma patients; rehabilitation of the elderly - outcome of hip fractures; outcome of femoral shaft fractures.