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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:112 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8432
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Comparison of internal fixation techniques for intertrochanteric fracture


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OrthoEvidence. Comparison of internal fixation techniques for intertrochanteric fracture. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):112. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8432

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Internal fixation treatments for intertrochanteric fracture: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized evidence

Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 11;5:18195

Contributing Authors: J Yu C Zhang L Li JS Kwong L Xue X Zeng L Tang Y Li X Sun

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Synopsis

43 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) including 6911 patients undergoing surgical operations for intertrochanteric fractures were included in this meta-analysis and systematic review. The purpose of the study was to compare the effects of various internal fixation strategies for the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures. Findings indicated that the use of gamma nails appeared to increase the r...

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