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AAOS 1999 Symposium Q Femoral Fractures in Children and Adolescents- Consensus and Controversy

Location: http://web.archive.org/web/20040418015036/http://www.aaos.org:80/wordhtml/anmeet99/sciprog/q.htm

Archive Copy: - 1999 Annual Meeting Scientific Program. Femoral Fractures in Children and Adolescents: Consensus and Controversy
Moderator(s): James H. Beaty, MD, Memphis, TN Monday, February 8, 1999 SYMPOSIUM
James R Kasser, MD, Boston, MA Scott J Mubarak, MD, San Diego, CA Charles Turner Price, MD, Orlando, FL William W Robertson...
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Current Treatment Options for Pediatric Femur Fractures

Location: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/ortho/oj/1998/oj11sp98p27.html

Historically, the vast majority of femur fractures in children have been treated with casting alone, or with traction followed by casting when there is a risk of excessive shortening. These methods have been very successful, although malunion and limb length inequality continue to occur in a small percentage of children....
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Diaphyseal Femur Fractures eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1246429-overview

eMedicine article on diaphyseal femur fractures.
Orthopedic surgeons often encounter diaphyseal femur fractures. Because these fractures most often result from high-energy trauma, one must have a high index of suspension for complications or other injuries.
Eastwood & Biggs 2008 updated
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Distal Femoral Physeal Fractures Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/distal_femoral_physeal_fractures

- account for approx 5% of all physeal fractures;
- displacement in sagittal plane is assoc with Neuro/Vascular injury in popliteal fossa and instability on closed reduction;
- common mechanism is hyperextension causing anterior displacement of epiphysis;
- displacement in coronal plane is not assoc with other injuries, & joint may be stable...
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Femoral Fractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/444926_7

Medscape 2002. Reports from the OTA Conference. Features reports on arthroscopically assisted retrograde nailing of femur fractures in adults and treatment of femoral shaft fractures in children
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Femoral Shaft Fractures in children

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/routt/exp.htm

Chip Rout: OTA Basic Fracture Course Femoral shaft fractures in children are a little difficult to deal with, especially if you are taking care of them sporadically and especially when they are associated with polytrauma. Expert
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Femur fractures in the pediatric population - abuse or accidental trauma CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3032851

Results A history suspicious for abuse, physical or radiographic evidence of prior injury, and age younger than 18 months were risk factors for abuse. Patients with no risk factors had a 4% chance, patients with one risk factor had a 29% chance, patients with two risk factors had an 87% chance,...
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Guideline on the Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures AAOS

Location: http://www.aaos.org/Research/guidelines/PDFFguideline.asp

The AAOS Board of Directors has adopted a new clinical practice guideline on the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures. The guideline was developed by a workgroup under the AAOS Guidelines Oversight Commmittee.
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