Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2019 02 24;105(1):11-16. Epub 2018 Dec 24.
Service de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique, CHRU hopitaux de Tours-Trousseau, avenue de la République, 37170 Chambray-lès-Tours, France; Faculté de médecine, université François-Rabelais, 10, boulevard Tonnellé, 37000 Tours, France.
Background: The curvature of the femoral shaft is generally considered as residing in the sagittal plane. While many studies have measured the femur's radius of curvature, very few have studied the orientation of the plane in which it resides. The orientation of this plane may affect the rotation of intramedullary nails or revision stems with diaphyseal locking. Read More