Risk of superior gluteal nerve and gluteus medius muscle injury during femoral nail insertion


Ozsoy M. H. , Basarir K., Bayramoglu A. , Erdemli B., Tuccar E., Eksioglu M. F.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, ss.829-834, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2106/jbjs.f.00617
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.829-834

Özet

Background: Abduction weakness and limping is a well-recognized complication of closed antegrade insertion of femoral nails. latrogenic injuries to the superior gluteal nerve and the gluteus medius muscle are the most likely contributing factors. The purpose of this study of cadavers was to assess the risk of nerve and muscle injury with various lower-limb positions used during nail insertion.