Partially-threaded vs fully-threaded cannulated screws in femoral neck fracture fixation
Vol: 4| Issue: 10| Number:53| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Should full threaded compression screws be used in adult femoral neck fractures?Injury. 2015 Jul;46 Suppl 2:S24-8.
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44 patients were randomized to receive partially-threaded cannulated screws or fully-threaded compression screws to treat femoral neck fractures. The goal of this study was to compare screw types on the following outcomes: operative time, fluoroscopy time, functional outcome over 12 month follow-up, and radiographic assessment of union, malunion, and nonunion. Results demonstrated no significant d...
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