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Femoral Neck Fractures

  • Nick G. Lasanianos
  • Nikolaos K. Kanakaris
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Abstract

In 1935 Pauwels presented a classification for femoral neck fractures which mainly refers to intracapsular fractures and which relies on the angle of obliquity of the fracture line in relation to the horizontal plane.

Keywords

Internal Fixation Femoral Neck Fracture Fracture Line Compression Screw Rigid Internal Fixation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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