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ACE Report #5401
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PFNA for trochanteric fracture: reduced operative and fluoroscopy time and less blood loss


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparative study of trochanteric fracture treated with the proximal femoral nail anti-rotation and the third generation of gamma nail

Injury. 2010 Dec;41(12):1234-8.

Contributing Authors: X Yaozeng G Dechun Y Huilin Z Guangming W Xianbin

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Synopsis

107 patients aged 60 or older, with trochanteric femoral fractures were treated with Proximal Femoral Nail Anti-rotation (PFNA) or Trochanteric Gamma nail (TGN) to determine a superior treatment in terms of functional outcome and complications. Patients were screened for age, gender, fracture classification, walking ability and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) rating of operative risk- ...

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