Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

Submuscular locked plate for fixation of pediatric fracture femur using cluster technique

Author(s): Mohamed Khaled*, Kamal Elgafary, Hatem Bakr and Mahmoud Badran

Background: This study evaluates submuscular locked plate in the pediatric femoral shaft fractures at the age from 6 to 12 years old. Methods: A prospective study was done on 30 patients with fracture shaft femur. 18 of them were males and 12 of them were females. Fixation of all cases was done with a submuscular locked plate using the cluster technique. Results: All fractures healed within 6 weeks. There have been no cases of non-union, malunion or infection. Conclusion: Submuscular locked plate with cluster screw placement is a reliable and a useful option for fixation of pediatric fracture shaft femur.


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