Dynamic plate vs sliding hip screw or cannulated screws for intracapsular hip fracture
Is dynamic locking plate (Targon FN) a better choice for treating of intracapsular hip fracture? A meta-analysisInt J Surg. 2018 Apr;52:30-34
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Four studies were included in this meta-analysis comparing outcomes after intracapsular hip fracture fixation between a dynamic locking plate or alternative implants, including sliding hip screws and multiple cannulated cancellous screws. The dynamic locking plate implant of interest was the Targon FN plate (Aesculap). Pooled analyses demonstrated significantly lower rates of nonunion and revision...
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