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Use of a screw and plate system for a transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.

Authors
  • Ikemura, Satoshi1
  • Yamamoto, Takuaki
  • Jingushi, Seiya
  • Nakashima, Yasuharu
  • Mawatari, Taro
  • Iwamoto, Yukihide
  • 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
Publication Date
May 2007
Volume
12
Issue
3
Pages
260–264
Identifiers
PMID: 17530378
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The K-MAX Adjustable Angle Hip Screw produced clinical results similar to those with the large cancellous screws. In addition, partial weight-bearing could be started 2 weeks earlier after a transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy with the K-MAX Adjustable Angle Hip Screw.

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