Benefits seen for proximal femur nailing in geriatric intertrochanteric femur fractures
Intertrochanteric femur fractures in the elderly treated with either proximal femur nailing or hemiarthroplasty: A prospective randomised clinical studyInjury. 2015 Jul;46 Suppl 2:S3-8
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54 patients, over 75 years of age with intertrochanteric femur fracture, were included in this randomized controlled trial. The purpose of the study was to analyze functional outcomes between patients treated with closed reduction and internal fixation with proximal femoral nailing and patients treated with cemented hemiarthroplasty, over a period of 18 months. Harris Hip score results favoured th...
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