Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker, Peter Trafton

Authors: Ernst Raaymakers, Inger Schipper, Rogier Simmermacher, Chris van der Werken

Proximal femur - Trochanteric fracture, pertrochanteric, multifragmentary - Nailing

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Glossary

Nailing approach

Nailing approach

IM nails for trochanteric fractures enter through the top of the greater trochanter. However, the precise entry point in the greater trochanter depends on the design of the nail.

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