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12Proximal locking

Femoral shaft – Antegrade nailing – Associated femoral neck fracture

Special situation: associated femoral neck fracture

The system used for the ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fracture must have the ability to biomechanically solve the midshaft femoral and femoral neck dilemma. This means that the nail must have at least two possibilities for screws into the femoral neck. Another option would be as shown in the diagram.