Risks

4 Secondary dislocation 4 Nerve injuries (pudendal nerve)

holder and left arm positioned at the anaesthesia screen (use of the and additional moisture protection also during the operation image intensifier swivelled through)

□ Fig. 18.16. Positioning the fractured leg on a leg plate with use of the image intensifier

D Fig. 18.17. Good covering techniques allow for movement of the extremity

O Figs. 18.18-18.20. Indications

Lateral access to the femur for fractures, posttraumatic misalignment, osteitis and tumours.

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