Amount of lateral cortex loss in the femur while inserting a DHS-plate


Aytekin M. N. , KÜÇÜKDURMAZ F. , ESMER A. F. , Saglam N., Akpinar F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.1, pp.18-21, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1207-2
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-21

Abstract

Aim: Although many anatomic, morphologic, and radiologic studies have been carried out for the femur as for all other bones of the skeletal system, we could not find any morphometric study to guide orthopedic surgeons on dynamic hip screw-plate (DHS-plate) applications of the proximal femur.