femur intramedullary nail / proximal / medial
Endovis B.A.

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femur intramedullary nail femur intramedullary nail - Endovis B.A.
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Characteristics

  • Joint / bone:

    femur

  • Part of bone:

    proximal, medial

Description

FEATURES
Minimal instrumentation and reduced surgical steps
No canal reaming required
Distal nail slotted section
Double-pitch cephalic screw thread
BENEFITS
Fast, simple and intuitive operative technique Reduced blood loss Reduces rigidityin nail/bone contact Greater progression and faster insertion
The patient is positioned with the controlateral hip and knee flexed at 90 degrees (to facilitate use of
the image intensifier). The trunk should be turned 20-30 degrees towards the healthy limb. The fracture
should be reduced in the best possible way, with moderate traction against a well padded perineal
post.
Some posterior support may be useful to reduce the fracture in the lateral view
Incision
Skin incision should be about 4 cm extending proximally from the apex of the greater trochanter.