subcapital fracture

sub·cap·i·tal frac·ture

an intracapsular fracture of the neck of the femur, at the point where the neck of the femur joins the head.

subcapital fracture

[-kap′itəl]
Etymology: L, sub + caput, head
a fracture located just below the head of a bone that pivots in a ball-and-socket joint, such as the femur.
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Outcome after primary and secondary replacement for subcapital fracture of the hip in 10 264 patients.
A 55-year-old man presented to our department with a displaced subcapital fracture of the right femoral neck [Figure 1].
But the proximal part has a wide range of mobility in subcapital fracture, it is better to fix the proximal part first with Kirschner wire if the reduction is difficult.
Internal fixation versus hemiarthroplasty for the displaced subcapital fracture of the femur: a prospective study.
Sandner AM, Menke H 2008 Results of antegrade intramedullar Kirschner-wire pinning of subcapital fracture of the fifth metacarpal bone using Foucher's technique Handchirurgie Mikrochirurgie Plastische Chirurgie 40 (5) 336-341
Internal fixation versus hemi-arthroplasty for the displaced subcapital fracture of the femur", 1.
X-rays later revealed that the patient suffered a displaced subcapital fracture of the left femoral head.
Consecutive patients with trochanteric or subcapital fracture admitted between December 1990 and June 1991 were interviewed and measured by one observer (N.
Nakamura K, Tronzo RG, Wittles M, et al: Comparative testing of subcapital fracture fixation in osteoporotic and non-osteoporotic femora.
Treatment of subcapital fractures of the fifth metacarpal bone: a prospective randomised comparison between functional treatment and reposition and splinting.
However, it has limitations in that it does not consider anatomical classifications that can reflect the fact that the degree of displacement of a fracture does not accurately coincide with radiologic findings in subcapital fractures and the differences in prognoses between subcapital fractures and transverse neck fractures.
Subtrochanteric fracture after garden screw fixation of subcapital fractures.