A Prospective Study on Nailing in Isolated, Closed Diaphyseal Fractures of Femur in Children

  • Anilkumar Bapugouda Patil Former Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Shri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Bijapur.
Keywords: Femur, fracture, tens, mobilization


Background: It is well known that femoral shaft fractures are the most common children injuries treated by orthopedic surgeons. This type of fracture happens in 1–2% of all fractures in the children population. The treatment has usually been age-related, influenced by the location and type of the fracture and associated injuries.

Materials and methods: In this study we were included 220 children of 5-16 year with isolated, closed; diaphyseal fractures of femur undergoing closed reduction and internal fixation with TENS nails. This study was conducted in Department of Orthopedics.

Results: This result revealed that prevalence of age group was 9-12 (102) followed by other age group. We were seen that in 100 cases causes of fracture was due to fall & in 120 cases causes of fracture due to RTA.

Conclusion: It can be conclude that TENs allowed rapid mobilization, minimizes the probability of physeal infections, injury and offer quick healing.



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Patil AB. A Prospective Study on Nailing in Isolated, Closed Diaphyseal Fractures of Femur in Children. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2020Dec.30 [cited 2021Jul.25];6(4):OP1-OP3. Available from: http://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/645