Muhammad Khalid Khan, Muhammad Shoaib.
Results of Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture Fixation with Dynamic Hip Screw.
Ophthalmol Update May ;15(3):336-9.

Objective: The objective of the study was to know the result of intertrochanteric hip fracture fixed with dynamic hip screw in terms of time of union and rate of infection. Material & Methods: This study was conducted in orthopedic Department of Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar on 75 patients with intertrochanteric hip fractures. After fixation with dynamic hip screw, patients were followed for wound infection at two weeks postoperatively and union at 16 weeks. Results: There were 57(76%) males and 18(24%) females with the mean age of 40.50years � 14.89SD. Sixty nine 69(92.00%) patients had no wound infection 06(8.00%) patients had wound infection at two weeks outpatient visit. Union of fracture at 16 weeks was noted in 72(96.00%) patients. Conclusion: Dynamic hip screw is a good mode of internal fixation in Intertrochanteric hip fractures in terms of low infection rate and good union rate.

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