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Vol:230 Issue:2 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14571
Ace Report Cover Trauma

AAOS 2022: INSITE Trial - Intramedullary Nailing vs Sliding Hip Screw for Trochanteric Hip Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2022: INSITE Trial - Intramedullary Nailing vs Sliding Hip Screw for Trochanteric Hip Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;230(2):4. Available from:

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

Intramedullary Nailing vs. Sliding Hip Screw Intertrochanteric Evaluation: The INSITE Trial

Contributing Authors:
EH Schemitch INSITE Investigators

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850 ambulatory patients with low-energy intertrochanteric hip fractures were randomized to receive internal fixation using an intramedullary nail (n=423) or sliding hip screws (n=427). The primary outcome of interest was quality of life on the EuroQol-5D (EQ5D) at 1 year post-operation. Secondary outcomes of interest included revision and fracture healing rates (at 13 weeks), adverse events, Parke...

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