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Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures 

Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures

Martyn J. Parker

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date: 17 May 2022

Traction is not useful for trochanteric fractures

Surgery should not be delayed unless the medical condition of the patient can be improved

Dynamic implants are best (sliding hip screw best)

Early full weight bearing should be achieved

Most patients return to their own home.

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