Syed Shahid Noor

Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Outcomes of Retrograde Nailing for Treating Fractures of Femoral Shaft
    Author(s): Muhammad Rafique Joyo, Ghazanfar Ali Shah, Muhammad Imran Javed, Nizam Ahmed, Niaz Hussain keerio*, Aftab Alam Khanzada and Syed Shahid Noor

    Objective: We assessed retrograde locked intramedullary nail outcomes in distal femur fractures patients. Place and Duration: In the Department of Orthopaedic Bone Care trauma centre Heerabad Hospital Hyderabad Pakistan s for one year duration from March 2019 to March 2020. Methods: 26 patients of distal femur fractures (16 men, 10 women; mean age 45 years; range 23 to 66 years) were managed with a retrograde locked intramedullary nail. The bilateral fractures were noted in 2 patients. Closed fractures were noted in 19 (73.07%) and open fractures in 7 (26.9%). 10 days was the mean operative time (range 2 to 20 days). In 15 fractures: open technique was used, and 11 fractures were managed with close technique. 4 patients with floating knee preoperatively were assessed by MRI and found to have torn cruciate ligaments. Intraoperative knee examination was performed in all patients, and cr.. Read More»

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