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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 72-81

Management of subtrochanteric fractures of femur: A narrative review


1 Department of Orthopaedics, UM and TC, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Orthopaedics, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Orthopaedics, JPN Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Arvind Kumar
Department of Orthopaedics, Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmsr.jmsr_6_20

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Subtrochanteric fractures constitute complex proximal femoral fractures. These fractures are often associated with complications related to fracture union, loss of reduction, and implant failure. Reduction and stable fixation have been implicated as the major predictors for favorable outcomes. This narrative review briefly discusses various aspects of the management of subtrochanteric fractures along with various technical tips, which are helpful in achieving a satisfactory reduction of these fractures.


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