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Table 3 Treatment of proximal femur fractures by the age of the child

From: Epidemiology of pediatric femur fractures in children: the Swedish Fracture Register

Age (years) 0–3 4–6 7–9 10–12 13–15 Total
Treatment n n n n n n %
Non-surgical
 Plaster 5 3 2 7 17 27
 Traction 1 1 2
Surgical
 Intramedullary nailing 1 1 2
 Pin 1 7 6 14 22
 Plate fixation 2 3 3 2 10 16
 Cannulated screws 1 2 2 5 8
 Sliding hip screw 1 1 1 3 6 10
 Unspecified 1 3 4 8 13
Total 7 6 9 17 23 62 100
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