Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker, Peter Trafton
Authors: Ernst Raaymakers, Inger Schipper, Rogier Simmermacher, Chris van der Werken
All Reductions & Fixations
The lateral approach is used for insertion of a sliding hip screw or multiple screws after closed reduction of a proximal femoral fracture. The incision can be extended proximally to accommodate a trochanteric stabilizing plate.