Hip
1. Intrapelvic Protrusion of a Broken Guide Wire Fragment during Fixation of a Femoral Neck Fracture

Uttam Chand Saini; Nirmal Raj Gopinathan; Sameer Aggarwal; Ramesh Sen

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 155-156

Abstract
  Breakage of DHS guide wire during surgery and its migration into the pelvis through the hip joint is a rare complication and its removal can be very challenging for the surgeon. We share our experience of a similar case wherein we used an ‘iliofemoral’ approach to successfully remove the ...  Read More

2. Intrapelvic Protrusion of a Broken Guide Wire Fragment during Fixation of a Femoral Neck Fracture

Ahmadreza Afshar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 63-65

Abstract
    During fixation of a femoral neck fracture in a 23-year-old male patient with cannulated screws, a broken guide wire fragment inadvertently advanced through the hip joint and protruded into the pelvis. A second surgical approach was needed to remove the broken fragment from the pelvis. Awareness ...  Read More