Keywords : Adolescent patients
Radiological And Functional Outcome of Closed Subtrochanteric Femur Fracture managed by proximal Humerus interlocking plate in adolescent patients – A Prospective study
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 9-18
Background: Paediatric subtrochanteric fractures constitute 1% of all the fractures in children. Subtrochanteric fractures in paediatric age defined as 10% length of total femur below lesser trochanter. Mostly these fractures are unstable type. There are various treatment options available for management of this fracture depending on the age group of the patient. But there is no well defined management for adolescent subtrochanteric fractures.
Method: This study includes 20 patients present to orthopaedic emergency with closed subtrochanteric fracture without distal neurological deficit. Patients were managed operatively after informed consent with proximal humerus locking plate under regional anaesthesia. Postoperatively patients were kept non weight bearing with in bed exercises. Patients were followed at 2weeks, 6weeks, 12weeks, 24weeks and 36 weeks. Patients were evaluated functional and radiologicaly.