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Table 6 Complications in relation to the fracture type

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

  IMHS ENDOVIS
  Stable Unstable Stable Unstable
Missing of proximal hole 0 0 1 1
Misplacement of proximal screws 0 1 4 4
Failure of distal locking 0 1 3 1
Femoral shaft medialization 0 0 0 5
Femoral shaft fracture 1 0 0 0
Cut out 0 1 1 2
Z -phenomenon 0 0 1 0
Reverse Z phenomenon 0 0 0 1
Proximal screws back-out 0 0 2 3
Joint penetration 0 0 2 1
Periprosthetic fract 1 0 0 0
Nail breakage 1 0 0 1
Infection 1 1 1 1