PMID: 591040Aug 1, 1977

Accuracy of reduction of femoral subcapital fractures

Injury
E H Compton

Abstract

Fifty-four patients with recent subcapital fractures of the femur underwent a Flynn reduction manoeuvre and are compared with 68 patients who were treated by a different method of reduction. Analysis of the postoperative radiographs showed no significant difference in the accuracy of reduction (0.1 greater than P greater than 0.05). The Flynn reduction manoeuvre is recommended as a method which compares favourably with other manoeuvres.

Citations

Jul 19, 2014·World Journal of Orthopedics·Thierry PauyoEdward J Harvey

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