Pseudoaneurysm of the profunda femoris artery due to intertrochanteric fracture
of the hip.
The main findings of our study are increased Kyn/Trp ratio in patients with hip fracture with respect to healthy subjects and in patients with intertrochanteric fracture
when compared to those with collum femoris fracture.
There were 32 cases of failed internal fixation of femoral neck fracture (FIFFNF) and 24 cases of failed internal fixation of intertrochanteric fracture
An intertrochanteric fracture
occurs between the greater trochanter, where the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and minimus muscles (Hip extensors and abductors) attach and the lesser trochanter, where the iliopsoas muscle (Hip flexor) attaches.
Before surgery, both CRP and IL-6 levels in patients of intracapsular neck fracture and intertrochanteric fracture
were significantly higher than other group patients [Figure 1].
000); There was no significant difference between the parameters of femoral neck fracture group and intertrochanteric fracture
group (Table 1).
reported an 83-year-old female who had been treated with a Gamma nail for an unstable intertrochanteric fracture
of the right hip .
Pseudoaneurysm of profunda femoris artery following intertrochanteric fracture
of the hip.
The literature reports that there is an increased risk of death after intertrochanteric fracture
, with 1-year mortality ranging from 8.
CASE * Leah J, age 87, tripped over a loose throw rug and fell, sustaining an unstable intertrochanteric fracture
of her right hip.
1,9,10) More specifically, lower premorbid function, older than 80 years, and having an intertrochanteric fracture
have been shown to result in higher likelihood of not being discharged directly home.
Main clinical characteristic were Intertrochanteric fracture