previous section: 12/14 page: 8/9 next

12Proximal locking

Femoral shaft – Antegrade nailing – Extension of fracture into subtrochanteric region

Special situation: segmental fracture with extension to the subtrochanteric region

In cases of segmental fractures with extension to the subtrochanteric region the standard femoral nail with multiple proximal locking screws may be used.