Executive Editor: Fergal Monsell

General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Andrew Howard, James Hunter, Theddy Slongo

Pediatric proximal femur 31-M/2.1 II

General considerations

Incomplete fractures are the principal indication for indirect fixation with K-wires, or screws. The goals of this fixation are to prevent secondary displacement, or completion of the fracture, and to allow early mobilization.

The choice of technique depends on:

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