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Current Issue - July 2020, Volume 14, Issue No. 2

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Femoral Neck Non-Union - A Biomechanical Solution with Valgus Sliding Subtrochanteric Osteotomy: A Case Report


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  2. Selvan VT, Oakley MJ, Rangan A, Al-Lami MK. Optimum configuration of cannulated hip screws for the fixation of intracapsular hip fractures: a biomechanical study. Injury. 2004; 35(2): 136-41.
  3. Schwartsmann CR, Spinelli LF, Yépez AK, Boschin LC, Silva MF. Femoral neck non-union treatment by valgus intertrochanteric osteotomy. Acta Ortop Bras. 2015; 23(6): 319-22. doi: 10.1590/1413-785220152306148750
  4. Gavaskar AS, Chowdary NT. Valgus sliding subtrochanteric osteotomy for neglected fractures of the proximal femur; surgical technique and a retrospective case series. J Orthop Surg Res. 2013; 8(1): 4. doi: 10.1186/1749-799X-8-4.
  5. Yuan BJ, Shearer DW, Barei DP, Nork SE. Intertrochanteric Osteotomy for Femoral Neck Nonunion: Does “Undercorrection” Result in an Acceptable Rate of Femoral Neck Union?. J Orthop Trauma. 2017; 31(8): 420-6. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000869.

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