THE CLINICAL STATUS OF FRACTURE SHAFT FEMUR FIXATION BY TENSE IN CHILDREN AGES 6-14 YEARS
Dr. A. H. M. Azgar Ali Chowdhury*, Professor Dr. Alak Kanti Biswas, Dr. Md Somirul Islam, Dr. A. K. M. Harun-Ar-Rashid, Dr. Abdur Rahman, Dr. Mohammad Shaha Alam, Dr. A. T. M. Rezaul Karim, Dr. Ayesha Begum, Dr. Mohammad Ershad Alam
Objective: In this study our main goal is to evaluate the clinical status of fracture shaft femur fixation by TENSE in children ages 6-14 years. Method: This comparative cross-sectional study was carried out at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH), Chittagong and private hospitals in Chittagong from January 2014 to December 2015. A total of 72 children with fracture shaft femur were included in the study. Results: During the study, in group-1 2.77% had pain where in group-2 it was 16.66%. Out of 72 patients the study showed that involvement was more on left side with non-significant p value. In both group minor complication is more frequently found with significant p value. Conclusion: From our study we can conclude that, majority of the patients were male, also pain other complication cases were found to be minor. Further study is needed for better outcome.
Keywords: fracture shaft femur fixation, TENSE.
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