Gamma nails reduce complications in unstable trochanteric/subtrochanteric fractures
The standard Gamma nail or the Medoff sliding plate for unstable trochanteric and subtrochanteric fracturesJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2005 Jan;87(1):68-75.
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
217 patients with unstable trochanteric or subtrochanteric fractures were randomized to receive internal fixation with either a standard Gamma nail or a Medoff sliding plate. The results of the study suggest that standard Gamma nails result in a reduced incidence of severe general complications, a trend towards a lower incidence of wound infections and in a need for revision surgery.
Learn about our AI Driven
High Impact Search Feature
The OE High Impact metric uses AI to determine the impact a study will have by considering the content of the article itself. Built using the latest advances of natural language processing techniques. OE High Impact predicts an article’s future number of citations than impact factor alone.Continue