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Vol:191 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14309
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Short vs. Long Intramedullary Nail Systems in Trochanteric Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Short vs. Long Intramedullary Nail Systems in Trochanteric Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;191(1):1. Available from:

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

Short vs. long intramedullary nail systems in trochanteric fractures: A randomized prospective single center study.

Exp Ther Med. 2022 Jan;23(1): 106.

Contributing Authors:
S Dragosloveanu CDM Dragosloveanu DC Cotor CI Stoica

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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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