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Synonyms for fracture

Synonyms for fracture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fracture

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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The criteria for case selection were severe osteoporosis patients with fracture of the hip, Garden IV neck fractures or pertrochanteric fractures Kyle III or IV.
DISCUSSION: The goal of this study was to compare the functional outcomes of patients with pertrochanteric fractures treated by two different fixation devices, the extramedullary dynamic hip screw and the intramedullary proximal femoral nail.
For the elderly patients the treatment of choice for pertrochanteric fractures is surgical because non-operative treatment involves high morbidity (15).
20 Makinen et al suggested that arthroplasty for unstable pertrochanteric fractures has therefore been considered as an alternative primary treatment option.
Pertrochanteric fractures are seen as independent entities or as extension of intertrochanteric fractures.
In study by, Pajarein and Linda, (3) of 108 patients of pertrochanteric fractures treated with DHS and PFN, found PFN allowed faster restoration of post-operative walking ability compared to DHS.
INTRODUCTION: Pertrochanteric fractures are one among the commonly encountered fractures in clinical orthopaedic practice particularly in geriatric population.
The external fixator compared with the sliding hip screw for pertrochanteric fractures of the femur.
Medoff RJ, Maes K: A new device for the fixation of unstable pertrochanteric fractures of the hip.