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Intraoperative Control of Rotational Forces During Sliding Hip Screw Insertion: A Novel Surgical Technique

Saper, David MD; Tornetta, Paul III MD

doi: 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000121
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A sliding hip screw construct is most efficacious with an anatomic reduction to allow maximal interdigitation of the fracture site. We present a novel technique to control rotation during sliding hip screw insertion.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

P.T. receives royalties from Smith & Nephew and Wolters Kluwer Health—Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and serves as a deputy editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. D.S. declares that there is nothing to disclose.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to David Saper, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Dowling 2 North, 850 Harrison Ave, Boston MA 02118. E-mail: dave.saper@gmail.com.

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