Short vs. long cephalomedullary nails for treatment of pertrochanteric fractures of the femur
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OrthoEvidence. Short vs. long cephalomedullary nails for treatment of pertrochanteric fractures of the femur. ACE Report. 2019;8(11):34. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12074
Short Versus Long Cephalomedullary Nails for Pertrochanteric Hip Fractures: A Randomized Prospective Study.J Orthop Trauma. 2019 Oct;33(10):480-486.
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220 patients with isolated pertrochanteric femoral fractures were randomized to receive surgical intervention with a short or long cephalomedullary nail. Primary outcomes of interest included the Short Form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire and the Harris Hip Score. Secondary outcomes of interest included implant failure, peri-implant failure, mortality, operative time, estimated blood loss and the inciden...
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