Femur, shaft



10.1055/b-0034-87637

Femur, shaft


Classification




  • The Müller AO Classification 376


Introduction




  • 17.1 Femur, shaft—introduction Suthorn Bavonaratanavech, William D Belangero 377



  • 1 Introduction 377



  • 1.1 Incidence 377



  • 1.2 Current methods of treatment 377



  • 1.3 Indication for MIPO 377



  • 1.4 Contraindication for MIPO 377



  • 2 Surgical anatomy 378



  • 2.1 Blood supply to the femoral shaft 378



  • 2.2 Shape of the femur 378



  • 3 Preoperative assessment 379



  • 3.1 Timing for surgery 379



  • 4 Preoperative planning 380



  • 5 Operating room setup 381



  • 5.1 Anesthesia 381



  • 5.2 Patient and image intensifier positioning 381



  • 5.3 Implants and instruments 381



  • 6 Operative procedure 382



  • 6.1 Indirect reduction with an external fixator followed by plate fixation 382



  • 6.2 Indirect reduction using the selected precontoured plate as a reduction tool 383



  • 7 Postoperative care 385



  • 8 Pitfalls 385



  • 9 Pearls 386



  • 10 Reference 389



  • 11 Further reading 389


Cases




  • 17.2 Femur, shaft: wedge fracture, fragmented wedge—32-B3 Suthorn Bavonratanavech 391



  • 17.3 Femur, shaft: wedge fracture, spiral wedge—32-B1 Theerachai Apivatthakakul, Suthorn Bavonratanavech 399



  • 17.4 Femur, shaft: wedge fracture, fragmented wedge—32-B3 Suthorn Bavonratanavech 405



Classification


In the Müller AO Classification, the femoral shaft is designated by number 32. There are three types of fracture morphology: type 32-A is a simple fracture with a single fracture line, type 32-B is a wedge fracture, and type 32-C is a multifragmentary fracture.



The Müller AO Classification

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