trochanter

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trochanter

[trō′kan·tər]
(anatomy)
A process on the proximal end of the femur in many vertebrates, which serves for muscle attachment and, in birds, for articulation with the ilium.
(invertebrate zoology)
The second segment of an insect leg, counting from the base.
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Nakano, "Understanding of femoral trochanteric fracture in aged and the suggestion of classification with 3DCT," Monthly Book Orthopaedics, vol.
He recommends avoiding femoral head resection in favour of total hip arthroplasty even in complete paraplegia, as the former has the risk of posterior trochanteric dislocation and consequent formation of pressure sores.
Yang, "Anterior or posterior obliquity of the lag screw in the lateral view-Does it affect the sliding characteristics on unstable trochanteric fractures?" Injury, vol.
Trochanteric bursitis peaks in the fourth to sixth decades of life.
Older patients tended to sustain trochanteric fractures, had a higher fatality and were less likely to be discharged home (Table I).
Radiographs showed greater trochanteric escape from the hook plate (Figure 6).
Caption: Of the two major bursae in the hip, the trochanteric bursa is most likely to become inflamed.
Closed or open reduction and internal fixation for trochanteric fracture is the treatment of choice now a day.
Therapeutic possibilities in trochanteric fractures.
(5.) Jensen JS, Michaelsen M, Trochanteric femoral fractures treated with McLaughlin osteosynthesis.
Correlation of MRI findings with clinical findings of trochanteric pain syndrome.