A comparative analysis of the different fixation devices used in pertrochanteric fractures.

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The effectiveness of four different fixation devices in the treatment of pertrochanteric fractures of the femur were evaluated in 147 patients. Based on long-term clinical and radiographic evaluation of cases, it is observed that although the screw plates, Ender nails, and gamma nail provide satisfactory results in the treatment of such fractures, each of… (More)

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@article{Preite2000ACA, title={A comparative analysis of the different fixation devices used in pertrochanteric fractures.}, author={R. Preite and P G Belli and Mirta Giordano and C Iandolo and F Laurenza}, journal={La Chirurgia degli organi di movimento}, year={2000}, volume={85 3}, pages={225-33} }