International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015 | Rating: 6.6 / 10

Treatment of Fractures of the Shaft of the Femur in Children by Ender`s Nails: A Prospective Study in Kashmiri Children

Maajid Shabeer Peerzada [2] | Nayyar Andildar Malik

Abstract: We did a prospective study of 20 cases on treatment of fracture shaft of femur in children by Ender's nail. The average duration of hospital stay was 9 days. Femoral shaft fractures in children can be operatively treated with excellent results and a decreased complication rate. Operation results in shorter hospitalization which has psychological, social, educational, and economic advantages over conservative treatment.

Keywords: edners nail, fracture, femur, shaft

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015,

Pages: 1697 - 1699

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