These were type III fractures according to the Cauchoix and Duparc classification. The fractures were treated with emergency wound care, wound dressing, and. articular surfaces around the knee, diaphyseal and metaphyseal fractures. Skin wounds were classified according to Cauchoix and Duparc classification (2). The classification of Cauchoix and Duparc [14] refers only to the external envelope without considering the deep lesions. Gustilo and Anderson [34] include the.

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Long-term results of four treatment methods. Floating knee injuries treated with single-incision technique versus traditional antegrade femur fixation: Ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia: All our patients were treated by the intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision.

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Orthop Clin North Am ; The intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision for treatment of extraarticular floating knee nine cases. Ipsilateral fractures of tibia and femur or floating knee.

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Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc ; A standardized method for calculating blood loss. Arch Orthop Cauchojx Surg ; Evaluation of functional outcome of the floating knee injury using multivariate analysis.

Ipsilateral fractures of the femur and tibia. At least one of the fractures was open in three cases.

Epidemiology, prognostic indicators and outcome following surgical management. The intramedullary nailing using a single knee incision has shown in this series better results. Ipsilateral fractures of the classificatlon and tibia in children and adolescents. Contributing factors influencing the functional outcome of floating knee injuries. J Orthop Trauma ; J Emerg Trauma Shock ;7: Management of this injury has been variously described in the literature.

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Treatment with retrograde femoral nailing and unreamed tibial nailing. We report a retrospective series of nine patients with extraarticular floating knee.

Ipsilateral fractures of the femoral and tibial diaphyses. A report of fifty-seven consecutive cases. A high complication rate. Clin Orthop Surg ;3: None, Conflict of Interest: Fracture of the medial femoral condyle as a complication of retrograde femoral nail removal.


The mean follow-up is 19 months. There were seven men and two women with an average age of 35 years.

Fractures of the ipsilateral femur and tibia: J Bone Joint Surg Am ; Single incision nailing of the floating knee – do we ignore the knee ligaments? A retrospective analysis of cases.

How to cite this article: Surgical treatment of type II floating knee: J Trauma Manag Outcomes ;1: Bone union was achieved in eight cases with an average period of 93 days.