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Surgical treatment of femoral fractures in obese children: does excessive body weight increase the rate of complications?
|Title||Surgical treatment of femoral fractures in obese children: does excessive body weight increase the rate of complications?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2005|
|Authors||Leet AI, Pichard CP, Ain MC|
|Journal||The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume|
|Date Published||2005 Dec|
In light of the increasing rate of obesity among children in the United States, this study examines whether obese children have an increased rate of complications following surgical treatment of femoral shaft fractures.
|Alternate Journal||J Bone Joint Surg Am|