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Vol:171 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13988
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Strategies for Proximal Femoral Nailing of Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Strategies for Proximal Femoral Nailing of Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;171(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13988

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Strategies for Proximal Femoral Nailing of Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures: Lateral Decubitus Position or Traction Table

J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Mar;25(3): e37-e44.

Contributing Authors:
Sonmez Mesut Mehmet Camur Savas Erturer Erden Ugurlar Meric Kara Adnan Ozturk Irfan

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Synopsis

Eighty-two patients with unstable intertrochanteric femoral fractures scheduled for femoral nailing were randomized to receive the procedure in the lateral decubitus position (n=42) or with the use of a traction table (n=40). Outcomes of interest included set-up time, surgical time, fluoroscopy exposure time, collodiaphyseal angle, tip-to-apex distance, and reduction quality. Results revealed sign...

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