Femoral PNS for Dynamic Hip Screw

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Image: External pulse generator (Left); Hip joint radiograph demonstrates a dynamic hip screw and a permanent femoral peripheral nerve stimulator (PNS) implant.

Description: 72-year-old, female, presented 2 months after open reduction and internal fixation of a neck of femur fracture with persistent pain. Femoral nerve block resulted in 100% relief for 24 hours, a permanent femoral PNS was implanted with a >80% relief of hip pain.

Author: Arun Kalava MD, FASA, EDRA

Affiliation: University of Central Florida College of Medicine


Posted on

December 28, 2021