A 33-year-old member asked:
How can you fix a broken femur?
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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Plates or rods: A broken femur is usually repaired with screws, plates, or rods depending on where the bone is broke and surgeon preference.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Intramedullary Nail: The standard surgical intervention for an adult femur fracture is an intramedullary (im) nail.
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Last updated Apr 8, 2019
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