COA: Intramedullary nail preserves femoral neck length in intertrochanteric fractures
Extramedullary versus intramedullary fixation for unstable intertrochanteric fractures: A prospective randomized control study
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204 patients were randomly allocated to undergo either extramedullary device (DHS) or intramedullary (IM) nail fixation for an intertrochanteric fracture of the femur. 12 month results aimed to compare the radiological and clinical outcomes of both procedures. At the end of the study period, no significant differences were seen in lower extremity measure (LEM), functional independence measure (FIM...
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