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Table 5 Complications of 215 patients treated for trochanteric fracture

From: Comparing two intramedullary devices for treating trochanteric fractures: A prospective study

  IMHS ENDOVIS
Missing of proximal hole 0 2
Misplaced proximal screws 1 8
Failure of distal locking 1 4
Femoral shaft medialization 0 5
Femoral shaft fracture 1 0
Cut out 1 3
Z -phenomenon 0 1
Reverse Z phenomenon 0 1
Proximal screws back-out 0 5
Joint penetration 0 3
Periprosthetic fracture 1 0
Nail breakage 1 1
Infection 2 2
No. complications 8 35
Percentage 7.3% 33.4%