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Intertrochanteric Open Reduction and Internal Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw

  • Moustapha Awada
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Abstract

The patient was identified in the preoperative holding area and brought to the operating room. Epidural/general anesthetic was given. Patient was transferred onto the operative fracture-table carefully. The non-injured leg was placed in a well-padded leg holder. The injured leg was placed in the traction unit with the foot well padded. All other pressure points were also well padded. IV antibiotics (name and dose) were administered. Closed reduction was performed under fl uoroscopy control.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Moustapha Awada
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  1. 1.Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of SurgeryAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterBeirutLebanon

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