Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

, Volume 471, Issue 5, pp 1733–1734 | Cite as

Letter to the Editor: Intramedullary Nails Result in More Reoperations Than Sliding Hip Screws in Two-part Intertrochanteric Fractures

  • Serkan Akcay
  • Ismail Safa Satoglu
  • Ahmet Kurtulmuş
Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serkan Akcay
    • 1
  • Ismail Safa Satoglu
    • 2
  • Ahmet Kurtulmuş
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyIzmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research HospitalIzmirTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of MedicineIzmir Katip Celebi UniversityIzmirTurkey

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