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: J Orthop Trauma ; Knee ligament injuries combined with ipsilateral tibial and femoral diaphyseal fractures: Impact of associated injuries in the floating knee: Ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia.

The long-term follow-up of ipsilateral tibial and femoral diaphyseal fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am ; None, Conflict of Interest: Management of this injury has been variously described in the literature.

At least one of the fractures was open in three cases. Contributing factors influencing the functional outcome of floating knee injuries.


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Am J Orthop ; The mean operating time was min. Ipsilateral fractures of tibia and femur or floating knee. A retrospective analysis of cases. A high complication rate. The mean follow-up is 19 months. We report a retrospective series of nine patients with extraarticular floating knee.

Treatment with retrograde femoral nailing and unreamed tibial nailing.

Surgical management of ipsilateral fracture of the femur and tibia in adults the floating knee: Blake R, Mcbryde A. Clin Orthop Relat Res All our patients were treated by the intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision.

How to cite this article: A standardized method for calculating blood loss. BMC Musculoskelet Disord ; Surgical treatment of type II floating knee: Floating knee injuries are uncommon and complex injuries.

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The intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision has shown in this series better results. Femur fracture, floating knee, intramedullary nailing, single knee classifucation, tibia fracture.

Injury of knee ligament associated with ipsilateral femoral shaft fractures and with ipsilateral femoral and tibial shaft fractures.

Ipsilateral fracture of the femur and tibia.

Comminuted fractures of the femoral shaft treated by intramedullary nailing. Ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia in children and adolescents. Evaluation of functional outcome of the floating knee injury using multivariate analysis. Epidemiology, prognostic indicators and outcome following surgical management.


Mem Acad Chir ; J Orthop Trauma ;4: South Med J ; Predictors of outcome of floating knee injuries in adults: J Emerg Trauma Shock ;7: How to cite this URL: J Trauma Manag Outcomes ;1: Ipsilateral fractures of rt tibia and femur. Ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia: The average Injury Severity Score was Postoperative clinical, radiological, and functional outcomes.

We present the outcome of the intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision for treatment of extraarticular floating knee. Fraser’s classification Click here to view. External fixation of ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia. Ipsilateral fractures dkparc the femoral and tibial diaphyses. There were seven men and two women with an average age of 35 years.