Comparing outcomes of intramedullary nailing vs sliding hip screw fixation for trochanteric fracture
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OrthoEvidence. Comparing outcomes of intramedullary nailing vs sliding hip screw fixation for trochanteric fracture. ACE Report. 2018;7(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9993
Sliding hip screw versus the Targon PFT nail for trochanteric hip fractures: a randomised trial of 400 patientsBone Joint J. 2017 Sep;99-B(9):1210-1215
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400 patients with a trochanteric fracture were randomized to fixation with either a newer-generation intramedullary nail (Targon PFT) or a sliding hip screw. Patients were assessed for mobility, pain, and independence at 8 weeks, 3, 6, and 9 months, and 1 year following surgery. Incidences of complications and reoperations were also documented. Results demonstrated small but statistically signific...
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