A CLINICAL STUDY OF AO CANNULATED CANCELLOUS SCREWS FIXATION FOR GARDEN’S TYPE I AND TYPE II FRACTURE NECK OF FEMUR IN YOUNG ADULTS
Keywords:fracture neck of femur, Garden's Type I and II, AO cannulated cancellous screws, young adults
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to study the functional outcome of surgically managed type I and II fracture neck of the femur by AO cannulated cancellous screws in young adults.
Methods: A prospective study of 20 cases of type I and II Garden’s fracture neck of femur in young adults managed surgically by AO cannulated cancellous screws fixation in Chigateri Government Hospital and Bapuji Hospital, between September 2014 and September 2016 satisfying the inclusion and exclusion criteria which were studied. The functional outcome was evaluated using the Modified Harris hip scoring system.
Results: In our study, we achieved 85% excellent results, 10% good, and 5% fair results. We had 95% satisfactory results in terms of the functional outcome. The results were comparable to other studies.
Conclusion: Intracapsular fracture neck of femur in young adults treated surgically by closed reduction and 6.5 mm AO cannulated cancellous screw fixation gave excellent to good functional outcome in 95%. Hence, this would be the best procedure for intracapsular fracture neck of the femur, and this is going to stay for an extended period in orthopedic practice.
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