Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma

Published by: Kowsar

Pitfalls in Distal Femur Fracture Fixation and a Literature Review

Babak Siavashi 1 , *
Author Information
1 MD, Joint Reconstruction Re-Search Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma: December 2016, 2 (4); e12966
  • Published Online: December 31, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: October 1, 2016
  • Revised: November 2, 2016
  • Accepted: December 15, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jost.12966

To Cite: Siavashi B. Pitfalls in Distal Femur Fracture Fixation and a Literature Review, J Orthop Spine Trauma. 2016 ;2(4):e12966. doi: 10.5812/jost.12966.

Abstract
Copyright © 2016, Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Context
2. Pre Operative Pitfalls
3. Pitfalls in Operation
4. Post Operative Pitfalls
References
  • 1. Peters AC, Lafferty PM, Jacobson AR, Peter A. Ef-fect of Articular Reduction After Fractures on Post traumatic Degenerative Arthritis: A Critical Analysis Review. JBJS Rev. 2013; 1(2)
  • 2. Horwitz DS, Kubiak EN. Surgical treatment of osteoporotic fractures about the knee. JBJS. 2009; 91(12): 2970-82
  • 3. Bohm ER, Tufescu TV, Marsh JP. operative management of osteoporotic fractures of the knee : to fix or replace. J Bone Joint Surg. 2012; 94: 1160-9
  • 4. Graves ML. The value of preoperative planning. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2013; 27-4
  • 5. Kempegowda H, Maniar HH, Tawari AA, Fanelli GC, Jones CB, Sietsema DL, et al. Knee Injury Associated With Acetabular Fractures: A Multicenter Study of 1273 Patients. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2016; 30(1): 48-51
  • 6. Kambouroglou M, Newton J. Acute knee injury. BMJ. 2012; 344
  • 7. Khalil AE, Ayoub MA. Highly unstable complex C3-type distal femur fracture: can double plating via a modified Olerud extensile approach be a standby solution? Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 2012; 13(4): 179-88[DOI]
  • 8. Huang HT, Huang PJ, Su JY, Lin SY. Indirect reduction and bridge plating of supracondylar fractures of the femur. Injury. 2003; 34(2): 135-40[DOI]
  • 9. Beltran MJ, Gary JL, Collinge CA. Management of distal femur fractures with modern plates and nails: state of the art. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2015; 29(4): 165-72
  • 10. Aneja A, Brown JT, Graves ML. A Stronger Construct for Manipulating Osteoporotic Bone Fragments in a Distal Femur Fracture Model. Techniques Orthopaed. 2015; 30(2): 125-30
  • 11. Ricci WM, Streubel PN, Morshed S, Collinge CA, Nork SE, Gardner MJ. Risk factors for failure of locked plate fixation of distal femur fractures: an analysis of 335 cases. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2014; 28(2): 83-9
  • 12. Bottlang M, Schemitsch CE, Nauth A, Routt M, Egol KA, Cook GE, et al. Concepts for Fracture Fixation. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2015; 29(12)-33
  • 13. von Keudell A, Shoji K, Nasr M, Lucas R, Dolan R, Weaver M. Options for Distal Femur Fractures. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2016; 30(2)-7
  • 14. Toro G. Locking plate fixation of distal femoral fractures is a challenging technique: a retrospective review. Clin Cases Mineral Bone Metab. 2015; [DOI]
  • 15. Collinge CA, Gardner MJ, Crist BD. Pitfalls in the Application of Distal Femur Plates for Fractures. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2011; 25(11): 695-706[DOI]
  • 16. Rodriguez EK, Zurakowski D, Herder L, Hall A, Walley KC, Weaver MJ, et al. Mechanical Construct Characteristics Predisposing to Non-union After Locked Lateral Plating of Distal Femur Fractures. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2016; 30(8): 403-8
  • 17. Kregor PJ, Stannard JA, Zlowodzki M, Cole PA. Treatment of distal femur fractures using the less invasive stabilization system: surgical experience and early clinical results in 103 fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2004; 18(8): 509-20[PubMed]
  • 18. Zehntner MK, Marchesi DG, Burch H, Ganz R. Alignment of supracondylar/intercondylar fractures of the femur after internal fixation by AO/ASIF technique. J Orthop Trauma. 1992; 6(3): 318-26[PubMed]
  • 19. Sanders R, Swiontkowski M, Rosen H, Helfet D. Double-plating of comminuted, unstable fractures of the distal part of the femur. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1991; 73(3): 341-6[PubMed]
  • 20. Pape HC, Evans A, Kobbe P. Autologous bone graft: properties and techniques. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2010; 24-40
  • 21. Gershkovich GE, Tiedeken NC, Hampton D, Budacki R, Samuel SP. A Comparison of Three C-Arm Draping Techniques to Minimize Contamination of the Surgical Field. J Orthopaed Trauma. 2016; 30(10)-6
  • 22. Ezzat A, Iobst C. Extreme femoral valgus and patella dislocation following lateral plate fixation of a pediatric femur fracture. J Pediatr Orthopaed B. 2016; 25(4): 381-4
  • 23. Barei DP, Beingessner DM. Open Distal Femur Fractures Treated With Lateral Locked Implants: Union, Secondary Bone Grafting, and Predictive Parameters. Orthopedics. 2012; 35(6)-6[DOI]
  • 24. Imerci A, Özaksar K, Gürbüz Y, Sügün TS, Canbek U, Savran A. Popliteal Artery Injury Associated with Blunt Trauma to the Knee without Fracture or Dislocation. Western J Emerg Med. 2014; 15(2): 145-8[DOI]
  • 25. Meggitt BF, Juett DA, Smith JD. Cast-bracing for fractures of the femoral shaft. A biomechanical and clinical study. Bone Joint J. 1981; 63(1): 12-23
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments