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Volume:28 Issue:10 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #12476
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2020: Similar Outcomes with IM Nailing and Sliding Hip Screws for Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture


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

Favorite Facebook Tweet Intramedullary Nailing versus Sliding Hip Screw Intertrochanteric Evaluation: The INSITE Trial

Contributing Authors: E Schemitsch INSITE Investigators

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Synopsis

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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