Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures

Martyn J. Parker

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgical Skills


Show Summary Details


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.

Chapter.  6312 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.