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Table 3 Comparison of postoperative follow-up between the FNS and ICCS groups

From: Femoral neck system versus inverted cannulated cancellous screw for the treatment of femoral neck fractures in adults: a preliminary comparative study

  FNS ICCS P value
Fracture healing (months) 2.97 ± 0.35 4.0 ± 0.39 <0.001
Nonunion 2 (4%) 4 (9%) 0.430
Femoral neck necrosis 1 (2%) 3 (7%) 0.356
Screw-out 3 (6%) 5 (11%) 0.481
Femoral neck shortening    0.035
 <5 mm 34 (72%) 25 (56%) /
 5–10mm 11 (23%) 9 (20%) /
 >10mm 2 (5%) 11 (24%) /
Harris hip score 88.9 ± 4.3 84.4 ± 3.2 <0.05
  1. Abbreviations: FNS femoral neck system, ICCS inverted cannulated cancellous screw