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Volume:5 Issue:10 Number:6 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #9233
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OTA 2016: Result of the Multinational FAITH Hip Fracture Trial

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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2016: Result of the Multinational FAITH Hip Fracture Trial . ACE Report. 2016;5(10):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9233

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Fixation Using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip Fractures: A Large, Blinded, International Multicenter Randomized Trial

OTA Annual Meeting 2016

Contributing Authors: FAITH investigators

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1108 patients with low-energy femoral neck fractures were randomized to internal fixation with a sliding hip screw or cancellous screws. The objective of this study was to compare the rates of re-operation, complications (avascular necrosis, nonunion, implant failure, and infection), and health-related quality of life between the two methods of internal fixation over a 24-month follow-up period. T...

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