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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 379-382

Nonoperative management of adult femoral shaft fracture using the principle of controlled collapse in mission hospital in Central India

Department of Orthopedics, Christian Hospital Mungeli, Mungeli, Chhattisgarh, India

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Deeptiman James
Department of Orthopedics, Christian Hospital Mungeli, Mungeli - 495 334, Chhattisgarh
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Source of Support: Nil., Conflict of Interest: No.

DOI: 10.4103/2348-3334.165735

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Operative as well as non operative treatment methods have been described for management of femoral shaft fracture in adults. Non operative management of adult femoral shaft fracture is uncommon as operative management has better functional outcome. This report highlights the use of non operative method, described more than 60 years ago, to successfully manage adult femoral shaft fracture in a mission hospital located in a resource limited part of the country.

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