X-Bolt

WHITE1 Clinical Trial

X-Bolt vs Sliding Hip Screw (SHS); n=100

Zero (0%) re-operation rate for X-Bolt vs 6.8% with SHS in unstable A2 and A3 fractures

22 Oct 2016

Zero (0%) re-operation rate for X-Bolt vs 6.8% with SHS in unstable A2 and A3 fractures

The Bone & Joint Journal 2016 May; 98(5):686-9.

 

Single-centre study (University Hospital of Coventry and Warwick, UK)

Surgeons of all grades as operators (pragmatic, real-world situation)

12-month follow-up; assessments at 4 weeks, 4 months and 12 months

Key part of methodology was to maximise recruitment of those patients who would be expected to have a high reoperation rate:

Results

EQ5D graph
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