Femur Nailing in Lateral Position

In fresh femur fractures as well as in obese patients this lateral position on a simple table helps in proper entry from the piriformisfossa. It saves OT time required to shifting the patient on to orthopaedic table after anaethesia but, it requires a good assistant who can give proper traction to negotiate the guide wire across by close manipulation. This video gives glimpses of one such surgery.

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