OTA 2020: Similar Outcomes with IM Nailing and Sliding Hip Screws for Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture
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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2020: Similar Outcomes with IM Nailing and Sliding Hip Screws for Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture. ACE Report. 2020;9(10):27. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12476
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A total of 850 patients with low-energy intertrochanteric fractures were randomized to receive fracture fixation with an intramedullary nail or sliding hip screw. The primary outcome of interest was health-related quality of life measured via the Euro-Qol-5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) questionnaire, at 1 year post-operation. Secondary outcomes of interest include revision and fracture healing rates, the in...
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