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trochanteric femoral nail surgery

In this example we are going to look at the step by step images that are seen on the intra-operative xray machine during fixation of an intertrochanteric femur fracture.  First, the background.  This in a 80 year old woman who fell at home the day before the operation.  She sustained an inter-trochanteric right sided femur fracture.  She was admitted to the hospital and seen by the internal medicine service who cleared her for surgery.  On the day of the operation, she was taken to the operating suite for intra-medullary fixation of an inter-trochanteric femur fracture with a trochanteric femoral nail.  The setup of the room and surgical operation is as follows….

anesthetic induction  fracture table  traction table  intramedullary implants hip fracture  realignment of the hip fracture  lateral view of the hip fracture  chlorhexidine prep hip fracture  skin prep hip surgery  shower curtain prep hip fracture

Next sequence of images….intraoperative images

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