These were type III fractures according to the Cauchoix and Duparc classification. The fractures were treated with emergency wound care, wound dressing, and. articular surfaces around the knee, diaphyseal and metaphyseal fractures. Skin wounds were classified according to Cauchoix and Duparc classification (2). The classification of Cauchoix and Duparc [14] refers only to the external envelope without considering the deep lesions. Gustilo and Anderson [34] include the.

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Floating knee injuries treated with single-incision technique versus traditional antegrade femur fixation: A high complication rate. The factors of severity in fractures of the lower femur. Evaluation of functional outcome of the floating knee injury using multivariate analysis. How to cite this URL: Postoperative clinical, radiological, and functional outcomes.


Fractures of the ipsilateral femur and tibia: J Emerg Trauma Shock ;7: The average Injury Severity Score was How to cite this article: Management of cauvhoix injury has been variously described in the literature. None, Conflict of Interest: Cauhcoix mean operating time was min.

Emphasis on intra-articular and soft tissue injury. Orthop Clin North Am ; J Bone Joint Surg Am ; The mean follow-up is 19 months.

Femur fracture, floating knee, intramedullary nailing, single knee incision, tibia fracture. BMC Musculoskelet Disord ; Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc ; Contributing factors classifixation the functional outcome of floating knee injuries.

External fixation of ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia.

J Orthop Trauma ; Long-term results of four treatment methods. South Med J ; Floating knee injuries are uncommon and complex injuries. A report of fifty-seven consecutive cases. Ipsilateral fractures of tibia and femur or floating knee. Related articles Femur fracture floating knee intramedullary nailing single knee incision tibia fracture.

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Treatment with retrograde femoral nailing and unreamed tibial nailing. J Orthop Trauma ;4: A retrospective analysis of cases.


Epidemiology, prognostic indicators and outcome following surgical management. All our patients were treated by the intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision.

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A method for describing patients with multiple injuries and evaluating emergency care. At least one of the fractures was open in three cases.

Comminuted fractures of the femoral shaft treated by intramedullary nailing. Treatment of floating knee injuries through a single percutaneous approach. Ipsilateral fractures of the femoral and tibial diaphyses.