Lower blood loss with cancellous screws compared to sliding hip screws for femoral neck fractures
Sliding hip screws versus cancellous screws for femoral neck fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysisEur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2019 Oct;29(7):1383-1393.
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10 studies (1934 patients) were included in this meta-analysis comparing sliding hip screws and cancellous screws for the surgical treatment of femoral neck fractures. Outcomes of interest included operative duration, intra-operative blood loss, nonunion, avascular necrosis, re-operation, infection, fracture healing, hip function scores, medical complications, hip pain and mortality rate. Results ...
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