AAOS2017: Unlocked femoral nails safe and effective in stable intertrochanteric fractures
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OrthoEvidence. AAOS2017: Unlocked femoral nails safe and effective in stable intertrochanteric fractures. ACE Report. 2017;6(4):19. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9583
Unlocked versus Dynamic and Static Distal Locked Femoral Nails in Stable Intertrochanteric Femoral Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Multicentric Study
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240 patients undergoing intramedullary nail fixation of stable intertrochanteric femoral fractures were randomized to three groups; static locking, dynamic locking, or no locking. Patients were assessed for intraoperative outcomes, and clinical outcome measure over 12-month follow-up. Patients in the unlocked groups had significantly decreased operative time, blood loss, total fluoroscopy time, an...
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