Blunt Hohman-Lever Technique for Reduction of Intertrochanteric Fracture – A Surgical Technique

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Raviraj A.
K. Abhishek Sugumar
Vidyasagar Maalepati
Vivek Kumar N. Savsani
Ashish Anand

Abstract

We present a 60 years old patient who presented to us with history of domestic fall and sustained injury to the right hip and was diagnosed with trochanteric fracture right side. As closed reduction was not acceptable and bone spike was not available in the set, we designed our own technique of using a bone lever introduced from the same incision from where reaming/nail insertion was done. To the best of our knowledge this technique has never been described before in english literature. Since our first case we have tried it in 6 other patients and without any issues.

Keywords:
Blunt bone-lever technique, trochanteric fracture, surgical technique, injury.

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A., R., Sugumar, K. A., Maalepati, V., Savsani, V. K. N., & Anand, A. (2020). Blunt Hohman-Lever Technique for Reduction of Intertrochanteric Fracture – A Surgical Technique. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 32(17), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.9734/jammr/2020/v32i1730635
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