Timing of definitive fixation of major long bone fractures: Can fat embolism syndrome be prevented?

Taco J. Blokhuis*, Hans-Christoph Pape, Jan-Paul Frolke

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S3-S6
Number of pages4
JournalInjury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured
Volume48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

Keywords

  • Fat embolism
  • Fat embolism syndrome
  • Safe Definitive Surgery (SDS)
  • Damage control orthopaedics
  • Femur fracture
  • FEMORAL-SHAFT FRACTURES
  • DAMAGE CONTROL ORTHOPEDICS
  • MULTIPLE INJURIES
  • EXTERNAL FIXATION
  • STABILIZATION
  • SURGERY
  • TRAUMA
  • CARE
  • MANAGEMENT

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