peritrochanteric

per·i·tro·chan·ter·ic

(per'i-trō-kan-ter'ik),
Around a trochanter.

peritrochanteric

(pĕr″ĭ-trō″kăn-tĕr′ĭk) [″ + trokhanter, runner]
Around a trochanter.
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Charts for all patients treated with an IM nail for intertrochanteric, subtrochanteric, or peritrochanteric fractures during the study period were evaluated for inclusion and exclusion criteria.
The value of the tip-apex distance in predicting failure of fixation of peritrochanteric fractures of the hip.
Patients with hip dysplasia may initially present with mild peritrochanteric pain reflecting abductor fatigue, an almost universal finding in pre-arthrotic hip dysplasia in the mature adult.
Reliability of predictors for Screw Cutout in Peritrochanteric Hip Fractures
The telescoping Biomet[R] Peritrochanteric Nail (PTN, Biomet[R]; Parsipanny, New Jersey) lag screw was used in the keyed version to minimize rotation.
The lesion was evaluated for site (upper extremity, lower extremity, peritrochanteric femur), pain (mild, moderate, functional), type of lesion (blastic, mixed, lytic), and size (under one-third bone diameter, one-third to two-thirds, more than two-thirds).
There are only limited reports discussing arthroscopy of the peritrochanteric space.
Although a large number of different implants are available for fixation, the ideal implant for treatment of peritrochanteric fractures is still a matter for discussion.
Peritrochanteric fractures treated with the Fixion expandable proximal femoral nail: Technical note and report of early results.
The femur and the humerus were the most commonly involved long bones: 35 cases involved the femur in either the peritrochanteric, diaphyseal, or supracondylar regions, while 15 cases involved the humeral diaphysis (Fig.
Avascular necrosis is considered exceptional in peritrochanteric fractures (33) and the cases reported are probably due to the impairment of the blood supply to the femoral head by the cement.
Medoff RJ, Maes K: A new device for the fixation of unstable peritrochanteric fractures of the hip.