Executive Editor: Chris Colton, Rick Buckley

Authors: Peter V Giannoudis, Hans Christoph Pape, Michael Sch├╝tz

Femur shaft - Wedge, intact, middle 1/3 fractures - ORIF - Lag screw with protection plate

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Glossary

Lateral approach

When open procedures are performed, the incision is made on the lateral aspect of the thigh.

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