Short vs. Long Intramedullary Nail Systems in Trochanteric Fractures
Short vs. long intramedullary nail systems in trochanteric fractures: A randomized prospective single center study.Exp Ther Med. 2022 Jan;23(1): 106.
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Sixty-one patients with unstable intertrochanteric fractures (53 included in analysis) were randomized to receive surgical fixation using a short intramedullary nail or a long intramedullary nail. Outcomes of interest include the Harris Hip Score, Functional Ambulation Category scale, pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), and surgical outcomes, measured up to 12 months post-operation. Results of th...
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