Classification of Intertrochanteric Fractures
- See: Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures:
- Type I: non displaced, stable intertrochanteric s comminution;
- Type II: stable, minimally comminuted, but displaced frx
- 36% of intertroch frx
- Type III: has a large posteromedial comminuted area and are unstable;
- 28% of intertroch frx
- Type-IV: consists of an intertrochanteric frx w/ a subtroch component.
- 15% of intertroch frx;
- Reversed Obliquity Frx
Classification and treatment of trochanteric fractures.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 8:26 pm