Femoral neck fractures are one of the most common orthopedic injuries in the elderly.[sup],,, About 1.6 million individuals suffer from femoral neck fractures every year, of which more than 50% are intracapsular fractures
.[sup], According to several epidemiological studies, the incidence of femoral neck fracture will continue to increase, with an estimated incidence of 6.26 million in 2050.[sup],,
Assessment of patients treated for intracapsular fractures
of the condyle by closed techniques.
40 consecutive patients with intracapsular fracture
neck of femur satisfying inclusion criteria were admitted in Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad-TS during the study period of December 2013 to November 2015 were included in this study.
Patients with Intracapsular fracture
neck of the femur with age>60 years.
A total of 22 cases of Intracapsular fracture
neck of femur in adults were treated after accurate reduction and rigid internal fixation under X ray control with 2 or 3 cannulated cancellous screws.
Bipolar hemiarthroplasty, a modular system, has been utilized for decades to treat intracapsular fractures
of the femoral neck and avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
The complications of displaced intracapsular fractures
of the hip: The effect of screw positioning and angulation on fracture healing.
Fractures of the neck of femur could be divided into extracapsular and intracapsular fractures
. Extracapsular fractures are generally treated with fixation using a dynamic hip screw or intramedullary nailing.
Patients with intracapsular fractures
were more likely to achieve successful rehabilitation than those with extracapsular fractures (69% versus 60%, p = 0.010-.025).
Because of the high nonunion rate for intracapsular fractures
or femoral neck fractures, the current recommendation to treat a femoral neck lesion is a cemented hemiarthroplasty.
(14.) Klenerman L, Marcuson RW: Intracapsular fractures
of the femoral neck of the femur.
Closed Operation for Intracapsular Fractures
of the Neck of the Femur: Final results in recent and old cases.