Executive Editor: Fergal Monsell

General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Andrew Howard, James Hunter, Theddy Slongo

Pediatric Proximal femur p31-M/7 Open reduction, screw fixation (greater trochanter)

Overview

Lateral approach i

The lateral approach is indicated in the following situations:

  1. In combination with an anterior approach for the insertion of screws or a pediatric hip locking plate
  2. For the open and closed reduction and stabilization of extracapsular fractures
  3. For stabilization of nondisplaced intracapsular fractures

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