Proximal Femoral Fractures

by Sudhir Babhulkar, DD Tanna

This book, Proximal Femoral Fractures, deals with femoral fractures. Proximal femoral fractures remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality amongst the elderly population, world over. Proximal femoral fractures are one of the most common problems occurring in the elderly patients, especially amongst women worldwide. The incidence of hip fractures that occur each year in the world has been constantly increasing probably due to demographic modifications and increases in the average life span of the population. The risk of hip fracture rises exponentially with the presence of concurrent osteoporosis though there are other predictors of femoral fractures exclusive of bone mineral density. The book encompasses practical tips for management of proximal femoral fractures in day-to-day practice. It clearly details the indications for hemireplacement in intertrochanteric fractures of elderly along with extensive description of novel approach and execution of the surgery. In fact, a detailed surgical procedure for all proximal femoral fractures remains the strong point of the book.

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Author
1. Babhulkar Sudhir
2. Tanna DD
Author's Affiliation
1. Sushrut Hospital and Research Centre, Nagpur, India
Sushrut Hospital and Research Centre, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur
Indira Gandhi Medical College and Mayo General Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India; Sushrut Hospital, Research Center and Postgraduate Institute of Orthopedics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India; Sushrut Hospital, Research Center and Postgraduate Institute of Orthopedics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, E-mail: sudhirbabhulkar@gmail.com
Sushrut Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Sushrut Hospital, Research Centre and Postgraduate Institute of Orthopedics, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
2. 65, Pedder Road, Pleasant Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra
BYL Nair Hospital, Bombay Central, Mumbai, India
Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai, India
Jaslok Hospital, Bhatia Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Backbay View, 3A Mama Parmamand Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
BYL Nair Hospital and Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Saifee Hospital, Lotus Clinic, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, E-mail: ddtanna@gmail.com
Jaslok Hospital, Bhatia Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Bay View Clinic, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN
9789350903711
Speciality
Orthopedics
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11783
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2013
Pages
242
Book Type
Professional

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