COA2017: Sliding hip screw versus cancellous screws for fixation of femoral neck fractures
A trial of fracture fixation in the operative management of hip fractures
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1079 patients with a femoral neck fracture were randomized to fixation using either a sliding hip screw or multiple cancellous screws. Patients were assessed over a 24-month postoperative period for rates of reoperation. Overall, no significant difference between groups was observed in reoperation rate: 19.7% following fixation with a sliding hip screw group and 21.8% following fixation with multi...
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