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J Pak Ortho Assoc.. 2017; 29(2): 33-37


Outcome of Fibular Strut Graft in Neglected Neck of Femur Fracture

Hidayat Ullah; Rofaq Ali; Muhammad Zahid Shah; Muhammad Shoaib Khan.

Abstract
ABSTRACT
Objective: To evaluate the role of fibular strut graft for neglected neck of femur fracture via functional and radiological outcome.
Methods: This descriptive study was carried out from January 2013 to July 2015. Data including age, gender, duration of fracture, complications during surgery and final outcome in terms of functional and radiological was documented on preformed proforma. SPSS 18 was used for data analysis .
Results: A total of 16 patient were included in the study. There were 10 male and 6 females. 68.75% (11) patients showed excellent and good results and 31.25% (5) patients showed fair and poor results. Mean and standard deviation time of union was 19.8±4.13weeks (. 12.5%(2) patients ended up with features of AVN and 6.25%(01) patient went into non-union.
Conclusion: Fibular strut graft for neglected neck of femur fracture has good and excellent results. It is simple, easy, cost effective procedure. It can be adopted as a first and index choice while dealing with neglected neck of femur fracture.

Key words: Fibular strut graft;neglected neck of femur fracture;non-union;AVN (avascular necrosis)



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