Distal femur fractures

  • M. -R. Felenda


Fractures of the distal part of the femoral bone are a result of direct trauma. They are severe injuries caused by great violence and velocity. 35% of the patients had open soft tissue damage. One third of the patients suffer a polytrauma and two third are caused by traffic accidents.


Distal Femur Shaft Fracture Full Weight Bearing Supracondylar Fracture Distal Femur Fracture 
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© Steinkopff Verlag 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. -R. Felenda
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  1. 1.Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery Marienhospital StuttgartAcademic Hospital of the University of Tübingen, GermanyStuttgart

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