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ACE Report #12045
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OTA 2019: Low vitamin D adherence among young femoral neck fracture patients


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Pilot Feasibility, 2 x 2 Factorial Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Sliding Hip Screw versus Cancellous Screws and Vitamin D3 versus Placebo for the Treatment of Young Femoral Neck Fractures

Contributing Authors: M Bhandari

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The FAITH trial evaluated sliding hip screw versus cancellous screws for the fixation of undisplaced femoral neck fractures in patients 50 years of age or older. The investigators have now completed a pilot study for FAITH-2, assessing a 2x2 design with similar operative options, as well as Vitamin D3 versus placebo. Over a 4-year-period, 91 patients were randomized and 86 included in the analysis...

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