, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 10–14 | Cite as

Le fratture diafisarie del femore


Femoral shaft fractures


Femoral shaft fractures are injuries with a large number of occurrences. They may be secondary to low-energy trauma, which is more common in children and elderly subjects, or to high-energy trauma, more typical in the young population, associated with multiple trauma and burdened with significant morbidity leading to early and dangerous complications. Locked intramedullary nailing represents the gold standard in the treatment, having a high success rate. The authors, through a review of the literature, deal with a critical perspective of useful feedback in current procedures.


Conflitto di interesse

Gli autori Giuseppe Dessi, Emanuele Cabras, Alessio Guala e Andrea Ruiu dichiarano di non aver alcun conflitto di interesse.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SC Ortopedia e TraumatologiaAO BrotzuCagliariItalia
  2. 2.SC Ortopedia e TraumatologiaOspedale San MartinoOristanoItalia

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