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Classification of Fielding and Magliato for Subtrochanteric Fractures

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Fielding and Magliato used a simple anatomic classification for subtrochanteric fractures. These are fractures at the level of the lesser trochanter or extending to 2 inches (5 cm) below the level of the lesser trochanter. The authors are from St. Luke's Hospital in New York City.

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