AO Compression Plate for The Treatment of Trochanteric Fractures
Ugur ENGIN, Erdal METIN
Keywords: Trochanteric Fractures, AO Plate.
62 patients with trochanteric fracture aged between 13 and 81 were treated with 95° AO plate. Patients were evaluated in three different osteoporosis categories and grouped as stable and unstable as far as fracture stability was concerned. The effectiveness of the implant was analyzed retrospectively. Although the implant was effective in stable fractures. It was not effective in unstable fractures. Also it was not effective in patients with osteoporosis index grade III and below.