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External fixation of the femur

External fixation of the femur

External fixation of the femur: External fixation of the femur involves securing a broken femur with a frame around the leg that is attached to the bone with pins above and below the fracture site.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: External fixation of the femur

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure External fixation of the femur:

Non-Surgical Options: External fixation of the femur

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing External fixation of the femur:

Other Surgical Options: External fixation of the femur

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for External fixation of the femur may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for External fixation of the femur

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure External fixation of the femur may include:

  • General anesthetic

Procedure Complications: External fixation of the femur

Possible surgical complications of External fixation of the femur may include:

External fixation of the femur: Recovery Time

Recovery period for External fixation of the femur: Three to six months.

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