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

Khalid Muzafeer

Registrar, Department of Orthopaedics, GMC Jammu, India

Publications

  • Original Article
    Evaluation of long term results of submuscular plating in paediatric femoral shaft fractures: A 10-year study
    Author(s): Towseef Ahmad Bhat*, Tariq Ahmad Bhat, Khalid Muzafeer and Mohammad Haseeb

    Background: Plate osteosynthesis is an acceptable method for paediatric femur fractures. Submuscular plating is increasingly becoming more popular over open plating. The purpose of the study was to evaluate long term results of submuscular plating in paediatric femur fractures. Methods: This is a prospective study conducted between January 2008 to December 2017. Results: Out of 37 patients 34 patients were followed up till skeletal maturity. Average follow up was of 442 weeks. 4 patients developed superficial infection, 1 patient had limb length discrepancy of more than 2 cm, 5 patients had varus/valgus union of less than 10 degrees, implant breakage occurred in 2 patients. The average blood loss per patient was 77 ml and average C arm fluoroscopy time was 55 minutes. The average length of plate used was 8.5 holes to 12 holes in 3rd year. Most of the complica.. Read More»

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