Conventional vs biologic subtrochanteric hip fracture fixation with proximal locked plate
Clinical outcome of conventional versus biological fixation of subtrochanteric fractures by proximal femoral locked plateInjury. 2016 Jun;47(6):1309-17
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46 patients with a comminuted subtrochanteric femoral fracture were randomized to one of two different fixation groups. One group underwent open reduction and internal plate fixation with a limited exposure technique, "joy-stick" reduction under C-arm imaging, and submuscular plate placement ("biological fixation" group). The other group underwent standard ORIF (direct fixation group). Significant...
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