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PRIMARY AND DEFINITIVE TREATMENT OF COMPOUND LONG BONE FRACTURES OF MISSILE INJURY BY EXTERNAL FIXATION IN AL-KARKH GENERAL HOSPITAL
*Dr. Ahmed Shakir Turky Alawadi and Dr. Hamed Gata Hassen
Introduction: There have been many experiments played by the healthcare scheme, and numerous centers were distress from several difficulties, which occasionally caused in providing subnormal upkeep. The aim was to deliver the knowledge and consequences of using external fixation as an initial and final conclusive management for compound shaft fractures of the humorous, femur, and tibia. Method: cross sectional study was done in Al-Karkh general hospital between 2014 2017 in Iraq to victim of terroristic war 85 % Male military solders and others are civilian, all are male in study with age and type of injury in table 1-2 our challenge her is the facilities ,time of patient arrival where some of them attend causality after 24 hr. of injury. Results: Cross sectional study of 69 patients, mean age is (32.3 ± 9) years old, 100% of patients are males, (68%) of patients with medium Speed of missile injury, (100%) of patients with Bipolar/2bar type of exfix, (87%) full union radiological outcome, (42%) of patients at age group 21-30 years old. there is no significant association between age groups and speed of messile injury and radiological outcome. Conclusion: Most patients with medium Speed of missile injury, all patients with Bipolar/2bar type of external fixation, full union radiological outcome, no significant association between age groups and speed of messile injury and radiological outcome.[Full Text Article]