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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Supine position for nailing

Place the patient in a supine position. The ipsilateral arm is placed in arm sling. The torso should be angled 10-15° towards the contralateral side. The ipsilateral leg is put in adduction.


v2.0 2010-11-14