Femur Neck Fracture Garden
I fractured my femur on monday the 14th of may. An unsteady gait or reduced bone mineral density both of which may be seen in the elderly is.
Fracture neck of femur is a type of hip fracture seen in elderly people.
Femur neck fracture garden. Week 1 standing on my own two feet. Femoral neck fractures or fractures of the neck of the femur are fractures of the proximal femur in the region between head and intertrochanteric line. Symptoms may include pain around the hip particularly with movement and shortening.
Orthopedic specialists of florida. Radiology masterclass trauma x ray tutorial lower limb x rays x rays of hip fractures and the femoral neck also known as neck of femur fractures or nof fractures. It is simple and predicts the development of avn 12.
Neck of femur fractures nof are common injuries sustained by older patients who are both more likely to have unsteadiness of gait and reduced bone mineral density. I actually stayed a night in hospital with a still broken leg the. Comprehensive list of surgeons and services in florida.
A hip fracture is a break that occurs in the upper part of the femur thigh bone. The garden classification of subcapital femoral neck fractures is the most widely used. Orthopaedic surgery elective hip replacement elective knee replacement and hip fracture and reduction of risk of venous thromboembolism vte.
The femur neck femoral neck or neck of the femur is a flattened pyramidal process of bone connecting the femoral head with the femoral shaft and forming with the.