Comparative study of the second and third generation of gamma nail for trochanteric fractures: review of 218 cases.

@article{MingoRobinet2015ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of the second and third generation of gamma nail for trochanteric fractures: review of 218 cases.},
  author={Juan Mingo-Robinet and Miguel Torres-Torres and Carmen Mart{\'i}nez-Cervell and Juan Antonio Alonso Del Olmo and Jose A Rivas Laso and Hector Aguado-Hern{\'a}ndez and Isidro Bur{\'o}n-Alvarez},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          e85-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare the complications of the trochanteric gamma nail (TGN) and the Gamma3 Nail (G3), focusing on cutout failure. DESIGN Retrospective comparative cohort analysis. SETTING Level II Teaching Trauma Center academic trauma center. PATIENTS/METHODS Two hundred eighteen trochanteric fractures with a mean follow-up of 15 months were included in the study. They were treated either with the TGN or the G3 between January 2005 and December 2010. Bivariate… CONTINUE READING
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