THE DEMOGRAPHIC STATUS OF PATIENTS WITHSUBTROCHANTERIC FRACTURE OF FEMUR
Dr. Md. Zillur Rahman Siddique*, Dr. Mst. Rukshana Begum Chowdhury, Dr. Md. Shafiqul Islam, Dr. Md. Mahafil Haque, Dr. Md. Ziaur Rahman, Dr. Nasreen Haque, Dr. Md. Mizanur rahman and Dr. Md. Harun-Are-Rashid
Objective: In this study our main goal is to evaluate the demographic status of patients with subtrochanteric fracture of femur. Method: This clinical trial study was conducted at National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka January 2017 to June 2018. Results During the study, the mean age of the patients was 38.7 ± 11.8 years and the youngest and oldest patients were 26 and 65 years old respectively. Of the 15 patients, 9(60%) presented with right sub-trochanteric fracture and 6(40%) with left sub-trochanteric fracture.Majority (86.6%) of injuries was caused by motor-vehicle accident. One (6.7%) injury was caused by auto-pedestrian accident and another 1(6.7%) by fall from the bed. Conclusion: From our study we can conclude that, In the light of the findings of the study, it could be concluded that subtrochanteric fracture usually occur in early middle age with a male preponderance with most of patients being involved in farming.
Keywords: subtrochanteric fracture, femur fixed, proximal femoral nail (PFN).
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