Pauwels’ osteotomy in fracture neck of femur in type II and type III

  • Tirkey R This study is conducted in Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
  • Barua V K This study is conducted in Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
  • Vidhyarthi A This study is conducted in Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Jabalpur
Keywords: Pauwels osteotomy, fracture neck of femur

Abstract

Background: Pauwels’ osteotomy is a promising procedure to treat non-union in fracture neck of femur of type II and type III, with good success rate.

Material and methods: This study is conducted in department of orthopaedics, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur (M.P.) India from 1st December 2022 to 31st December 2023. This prospective study and functional analysis of Pauwel’s Osteotomy in fracture neck of femur in type II and type III was done on 10 patients.

Results: Out of 10, union was achieved in 8 patients and 2 patients were lost to follow up. Average time of union of fracture was 15 weeks. All the patients were able to squat, sit cross-legged and stand up on one leg.

Conclusion: Valgus osteotomy and fixation with dynamic hip screw has high success rate in young patients with neglected and ununited intracapsular fracture neck of femur as far as the union of fracture is concerned.

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2024-01-31
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R T, Barua V K, Vidhyarthi A. Pauwels’ osteotomy in fracture neck of femur in type II and type III. ojmpc [Internet]. 2024Jan.31 [cited 2024Apr.12];29(02):31-6. Available from: https://ojmpc.com/index.php/ojmpc/article/view/175
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