Femur Fracture Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Femur Fracture Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw
This surgical procedure uses a metal plate and screws to repair a fractured femur. It retains the femoral head, allowing for more natural movement of the hip joint.
What is femur fracture fixation?
This detailed video explains the entire process of femur fracture fixation (with dynamic hip screw), including preparation, accessing the femur, repairing the femur, and end of procedure. Afterwards, a hospital stay of a few days is necessary, and patients will receive physical therapy. Many patients may be able to put full weight on the leg within 10 to 45 days after the procedure.