A retrospective analysis of the InterTan nail and proximal femoral nail anti-rotation-Asia in the treatment of unstable intertrochanteric femur fractures in the elderly

@inproceedings{Yu2016ARA,
  title={A retrospective analysis of the InterTan nail and proximal femoral nail anti-rotation-Asia in the treatment of unstable intertrochanteric femur fractures in the elderly},
  author={Weiguang Yu and Xinchao Zhang and Xingfei Zhu and Jun Yi Hu and Yunjiang Liu},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of elderly patients undergoing surgery for treatment of unstable trochanteric fractures receiving either proximal femoral nails anti-rotation-Asia (PFNA-IIs) or InterTan nails (ITs). METHODS Between January 1, 2012, and June 31, 2015, 168 elderly patients with unstable intertrochanteric femur fractures enrolled in this study. The only intervention was ITs or PFNA-IIs of the unstable trochanteric femur fractures. Follow… CONTINUE READING
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