the Targon femoral neck hip screw versus cannulated screws for internal fixation of intracapsular fractures of the hip: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Griffin2014theTF,
  title={the Targon femoral neck hip screw versus cannulated screws for internal fixation of intracapsular fractures of the hip: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Xavier Luke Griffin and Nick R. Parsons and Juul Achten and Matthew L. Costa},
  journal={The bone & joint journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={96-B 5},
  pages={652-7}
}
We compared a new fixation system, the Targon Femoral Neck (TFN) hip screw, with the current standard treatment of cannulated screw fixation. This was a single-centre, participant-blinded, randomised controlled trial. Patients aged 65 years and over with either a displaced or undisplaced intracapsular fracture of the hip were eligible. The primary outcome was the risk of revision surgery within one year of fixation. A total of 174 participants were included in the trial. The absolute reduction… CONTINUE READING
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