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Prospective randomised study comparing screw versus helical blade in the treatment of low-energy trochanteric fractures

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Published in International Orthopaedics. 2011, vol. 35, no. 12, p. 1855-61
Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare femoral head placement, rates of reoperation and cephalic implant cut-out of a screw versus a blade for patients over age 60 with low energy trochanteric fractures (AO/OTA 31-A1, A2, and A3) treated either with sliding hip screw or cephalomedullary nail.
Keywords AgedAged, 80 and overBone NailsBone ScrewsFemaleFracture Fixation, Internal/instrumentation/methodsHip Fractures/radiography/surgeryHip ProsthesisHumansMaleMiddle AgedOsteoporotic Fractures/radiography/surgeryProspective StudiesProsthesis DesignProsthesis FailureRecovery of Function
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PMID: 21387175
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Research group Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
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STERN, Richard et al. Prospective randomised study comparing screw versus helical blade in the treatment of low-energy trochanteric fractures. In: International Orthopaedics, 2011, vol. 35, n° 12, p. 1855-61. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24917

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