Pertrochanteric fracture: Proximal femoral nail allows greater recovery of walking ability
Pertrochanteric femoral fractures treated with a dynamic hip screw or a proximal femoral nail: A randomised study comparing post-operative rehabilitationJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2005 Jan;87(1):76-81
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108 patients with a pertrochanteric femoral fracture were randomized to receive treatment with the dynamic hip screw (DHS) or the proximal femoral nail (PFN). At 4 months, a greater proportion of the PFN patients had regained their pre-operative level of walking ability than the DHS patients. However, the median operation time was significantly shorter in the DHS group than the PFN group. There we...
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