Long Term Results of Valgus Intertrochanteric Osteotomy in Old Fracture Neck of Femur – A Prospective Analysis

Vol 03 | January 2022 | page: 34-38 | Suvam Choudhury, T S K Gupta, Subhransu S. Nayak, Tanmoy Mohanty

DOI: https://doi.org/10.13107/ojot.2022.v03i01.031

Authors: Suvam Choudhury [1], T S K Gupta [2], Subhransu S. Nayak [1], Tanmoy Mohanty [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, S C B Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
[2] Department of Orthopaedics, Fakir Mohan Medical College, Balasore, Odisha, India.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Tanmoy Mohanty,
Department of Orthopaedics, S C B Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
E-mail: tanmoy_mohanty@yahoo.com


A prospective study (data collected retrospectively from January 2011 to December 2018) was conducted in the department of orthopaedics in SCB Medical College and Hospital from December 2018 to December 2020 on patients with old fracture neck of femur. A total of 42 cases were included for the study who had undergone this surgery before December 2019. Valgus Intertrochanteric Osteotomies included McMurray’s Osteotomy, Modified Pauwel’s Osteotomy and Transfracture Abduction Osteotomy. Thirty six patients were followed up only as Six patients could not be contacted. Valgus Intertrochanteric Osteotomy of proximal femur was found to be the mainstay of the treatment in young patients. Initially Mc Murrays Osteotomy was preferred but in recent times modified Pauwel’s Intertrochanteric Valgus Osteotomy and Trans Fracture Abduction Osteotomy was considered as an augmentation to the healing of a fracture neck of femur which presented late.
Keywords: Valgus intertrochanteric osteotomy, Old neck of femur fracture, Fixation


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How to Cite this Article: Choudhury S, Gupta TSK, Nayak SS, Mohanty T | Long Term Results of Valgus Intertrochanteric Osteotomy in Old Fracture Neck of Femur – A Prospective Analysis | Odisha Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma | January 2022; 03: 34-38. https://doi.org/10.13107/ojot.2022.v03i01.031

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