Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head and Coxarthrosis Progression after Acetabular Fractures.

[Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head and Coxarthrosis Progression after Acetabular Fractures]. Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2019;86(6):381-389 Authors: Pavelka T, Salášek M, Bárta P, Fridrich F, Džupa V Abstract PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Non-operative and operative treatment of acetabular fractures is associated with a risk of development of posttraumatic avascular necrosis of femoral head or with the development of posttraumatic coxarthrosis. The purpose of the study was to identify the occurrence of these two complications in patients in our group and to determine the risk factors for the development of these complications. MATERIAL AND METHODS The retrospective study was conducted in two Level I trauma centres in the period from 2009 to 2014. The group included patients with an acetabular fracture. The inclusion criteria were the following: outpatient follow-up for the period of 3 years after the injury, full radiology and CT documentation. The exclusion criteria were the following: pathological fractures, missing documentation after the union, insufficient follow-up period or dissent of the patient. The inclusion criteria were met by 192 patients, 48 women and 144 men, with the mean age of 48.9 years. The following basic epidemiological data were monitored: age, sex, cause of injury, type of fracture according to the Letournel classification, occurrence of associated injuries and type of therapy. The patients undergoing non-operati...
Source: Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech Source Type: research

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