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Vol:226 Issue:3 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14484
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Lateral Decubitus vs. Supine Traction Table for Unstable Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Lateral Decubitus vs. Supine Traction Table for Unstable Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;226(3):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14484

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

Is proximal femoral nailing of unstable intertrochanteric fractures in the lateral decubitus position without a traction table as safe and effective as on a traction table?

Injury . 2022 Feb;53(2):555-560.

Contributing Authors:
Doğan Necati Ertürk Cemil Gülabi Deniz

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Synopsis

Eighty patients with unstable intertrochanteric hip fractures undergoing operative fixation with an intramedullary nail were randomized to undergo surgery in the lateral decubitus position (n=40) or supine on a fracture table (n=40). The outcomes of interest included set-up, operative and fluoroscopy time, quality of fracture reduction and functional outcomes. The lateral decubitus group had a sig...

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