Holland nail results in quicker and more superior mobilization compared to DHS
A prospective trial comparing the Holland nail with the dynamic hip screw in the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures of the hipJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Aug;90(8):1073-8
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190 patients with extracapsular intertrochanteric femoral neck fractures were randomized to receive treatment with the long intramedullary holland nail or the dynamic hip screw (DHS). The 1 year results of the study indicated that the Holland group demonstrated a significantly shorter time to mobilisation experienced no revisions; however, this group also indicated a higher mean radiation time. In...
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