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Why screws removing after femour fracture

Patient: Why screws removing after femour fracture…bcz doctor is telling bones not joining….remove one out of four screws

 

 

Doctor: HelloThank you for posting your query on ATD.I have gone through your query and understand your concern. Removal o f one screw leads to dynamization of nail in which two fracture ends come together as another interlocking screw have broader(dynamic) which will allow collapse of fracture fragments together promoting healing.Hope your query got answered.Wishing you a good health.Take care.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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