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Proximal Femur Locking Compression Plates Versus Trochanteric Nails

2014-07-23 21:08:59 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the abductor muscle strength measured with a dynamometer in patients with reverse oblique inter- or subtrochanteric fractures treated either with a proximal femur locking plate or a trochanteric nail.

"Proximal femur locking plates" stands for both the PF-LCP (Synthes) and the PeriLoc (Smith & Nephew). Trochanteric nails allowed in this study are the Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation (PFNA), the Titanium Trochanteric Fixation Nail (TFN) and the Gamma Nail (GN).

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Reverse Oblique Intertrochanteric Fractures

Intervention

Proximal femur locking plate, Intertrochanteric nail

Location

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood
Illinois
United States
60153

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:59-0400

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