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[OCOSH Code: D005264 54441004 S72.3 WI_FR_F_SH]

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Femoral Shaft Fractures in Children (17)
Internet resources relating to Femoral shaft fractures in the paediatric population
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ICD-10 Code S72.3 Fracture of shaft of femur
SNOMED-CT Term Fracture of shaft of femur (disorder) Concept ID: 54441004
OCOSH Code: D005264 54441004 S72.3 WI_FR_F_SH_P

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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 Fractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/418871

Medscape 2000 Report from the Vail Orthopaedics Symposium features
1. Indirect Reduction of the Femur
2. Retrograde and antegrade nailing
3. Supracondylar Femur Fractures
4. Current Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures
5. Current Technique: Use of Hemiarthroplasty in Femoral Neck Fractures
6. Classification and Treatment of Intertrochanteric Fractures
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Femoral fractures in adults

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/femur/femur-1.html

Short account (for medical students) of conservative and operative treatment for fractures of the femoral shaft.
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Femoral Nailing in the Obese Patient

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota04/otapa/OTA04953.htm

OTA paper 2004: The Agony of Antegrade Nailing
The purpose of this investigation was to compare obese to non-obese patients with regard to femoral shaft fracture characteristics, results of antegrade vs. retrograde femoral nailing, and clinical outcomes.
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Femoral Shaft Fractures

Location: http://www.rcsed.ac.uk/fellows/lvanrensburg/Femoral.htm

Full text of article ? thesis from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Very full treatment of this subject
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Femur Fractures and Vascular Injury in Blunt Trauma

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota04/otapo/OTP04065.htm

OTA paper 2004: The purpose of this study was to identify any pattern of vascular injury that correlates with the level of femur fracture and to assess our treatment algorithm for these complex injuries.
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Femur Fractures eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic193.htm

Author: James E Keany, MD, FACEP 2007
This article discusses fractures of the femoral diaphysis. The femur is the largest and strongest bone and has a good blood supply. Because of this and its protective surrounding muscle, the shaft requires a large amount of force to fracture. Once a fracture does...
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Femur Injuries and Fractures eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic38.htm

The spectrum of femoral shaft fractures is wide and ranges from nondisplaced stress fractures to fractures associated with severe comminution and significant soft tissue injury. Femoral shaft fractures are generally caused by high-energy forces and are often associated with multisystem trauma. Isolated injuries can occur with repetitive stress and may...
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Focal Osteolysis at the Junctions of a Three-Piece Modular Femoral Intramedullary Nail

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/am/ota98/otapa/OTA98502.htm

OTA poster/paper 1998 The etiology of the radiographic findings of osteolysis and periosteal reaction is not specifically known, but the presence of corrosion products at the taper junctions suggests particulate debris as a factor. There was an association between the radiographic abnormalities (osteolysis and periosteal reaction) and thigh pain and elevated...
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Fractures of the femoral shaft in adults

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/femur/femur-1.html

Tutorial for medical students covering traction and operating measures for management of fractures of the diaphysis of the femur
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