Retrograde Femoral Nails

Retrograde Femoral Nails

Indications (Ross Leighton)
Absolute
1. Floating knee
2. Bilateral Femur #’s
Relative
1. Obesity
2. Pregnancy
3. Ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft
4. Ipsilateral complex acetabulum (ie. Won’t interfere with incisions)
5. Ipsilateral patella or knee ligament
6. Ipsilateral TKR with peri-prosthetic supracondylar #

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