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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12073
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Lower blood loss with cancellous screws compared to sliding hip screws for femoral neck fractures


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Sliding hip screws versus cancellous screws for femoral neck fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2019 Oct;29(7):1383-1393.

Contributing Authors: MSA Shehata MM Aboelnas AN Abdulkarim AR Abdallah H Ahmed J Holton P Consigliere AA Narvani AA Sallam JA Wimhurst MA Imam

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Synopsis

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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