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Vol:6 Issue:10 Number:15 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #9884
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Sliding hip screw versus cancellous screws for fixation of hip fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Sliding hip screw versus cancellous screws for fixation of hip fractures. ACE Report. 2017;6(10):15. Available from:

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

Fracture fixation in the operative management of hip fractures (FAITH): an international, multicentre, randomised controlled trial

Lancet. 2017 Apr 15;389(10078):1519-1527

Contributing Authors:
M Bhandari

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1108 patients with a hip fracture were randomized to fixation through either a sliding hip screw or cancellous screws. The outcomes of interest included reoperation rate and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) over a 24-month follow-up. The overall rate of reoperation for any reason did not significantly differ between groups, 20% in the sliding hip screw group and 22% for patients in the ca...

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