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Table 1 Characteristics of the included studies.

From: Comparative effectiveness research on proximal femoral nail versus dynamic hip screw in patients with trochanteric fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials

Study Fracture (stable/unstable/Mix) Follow-up (months) Number of patients (n) Average age (Years) Sex (M/F)
PFN(A) DHS PFN(A) DHS PFN(A) DHS
Adeel K, 2020 Unstable 12 34 34 59.23 60.88 25/9 22/12
Huang SG, 2017 Unstable 12 30 30 75.07 74.01 15/30 17/13
Pajarinen J, 2005 Stable 4 54 54 80.9 80.3 13/41 14/40
Papasimos S, 2005 Unstable 12 40 40 79.4 81.4 17/23 14/26
Parker MJ, 2012 Mix 12 300 300 82.4 81.4 52/248 69/231
Saudan M, 2002 Mix 12 100 106 83.0 80.7 24/76 22/84
Sharma A, 2018 Stable 24 31 29 60.67 62.27 19/12 19/10
Singh NK, 2019 Stable 12 30 30 77.76 69.33 9/21 16/14
Xu YZ, 2010 Unstable 12 51 55 78.5 77.9 15/36 16/39
Yu WG, 2016 Stable 48 110 112 72.02 73.05 51/59 57/55
Zehir S, 2015 Unstable 6 96 102 77.22 76.86 37/59 39/63
Zou J, 2009 Mix 12 58 63 65.0 65.0 12/46 15/48