1. Recent transcervical fractures of the femur may be reduced and transfixed by a surgical procedure requiring six to fifteen minutes.
2. The shock of a major operation is eliminated.
3. External fixation is unnecessary.
4. After but a few hours the patient is ready for a wheel chair or, if so disposed, may at once enjoy the use of crutches.
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