Trauma Monthly

Published by: Kowsar

Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fractures: Dynamic Hip Screw versus Locking Compression Plate

Mohsen Mardani-Kivi 1 , Ahmadreza Mirbolook 1 , * , Sina Khajeh Jahromi 2 and Melina Rouhi Rad 2
Authors Information
1 Orthopedic Department of Pursina Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Science, Rasht, IR Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: September 20, 2013, 18 (2); 67-70
  • Published Online: August 11, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 24, 2013
  • Revised: April 9, 2013
  • Accepted: June 13, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.10436

To Cite: Mardani-Kivi M, Mirbolook A, Khajeh Jahromi S, Rouhi Rad M. Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fractures: Dynamic Hip Screw versus Locking Compression Plate, Trauma Mon. 2013 ; 18(2):67-70. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.10436.

Copyright © 2013, Trauma Monthly. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
  • 1. Campbell WC, Canale ST, Beaty JH. Campbell's operative orthopaedics. 2008; [PubMed]
  • 2. Paganini-Hill A, Chao A, Ross RK, Henderson BE. Exercise and other factors in the prevention of hip fracture: the Leisure World study. Epidemiology. 1991; 2(1): 16-25[PubMed]
  • 3. Rockwood CA, Green DP, Bucholz RW. Rockwood and Green's fractures in adults. 2010; [PubMed]
  • 4. Dhanwal DK, Cooper C, Dennison EM. Geographic variation in osteoporotic hip fracture incidence: the growing importance of asian influences in coming decades. J Osteoporos. 2010; 2010: 757102[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Khan N, Askar Z, Ahmed I. Intertrochanteric fracture of femur; outcome of dynamic hip screw in elderly patients. Professional Med J. 2010; 17: 328-33
  • 6. Ahmad AA, Qasrani GH, Bhutta IA. Unstable Intertrochanteric fractures of proximal femur; Effect of different positions of reduction and internal fixation with dynamic hip screw in hip score (Larsson's) and resumption of daily activities. Prof Med J . 2002; 9: 279-84
  • 7. Egol KA, Kubiak EN, Fulkerson E, Kummer FJ, Koval KJ. Biomechanics of locked plates and screws. J Orthop Trauma. 2004; 18(8): 488-93[PubMed]
  • 8. Kregor PJ, Obremskey WT, Kreder HJ, Swiontkowski MF. Unstable pertrochanteric femoral fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2005; 19(1): 63-6[PubMed]
  • 9. Whitelaw GP, Segal D, Sanzone CF, Ober NS, Hadley N. Unstable intertrochanteric/subtrochanteric fractures of the femur. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1990; (252): 238-45[PubMed]
  • 10. Yong C, Tan C, Penafort R. Dynamic hip screw compared to condylar blade plate in the treatment of unstable fragility intertrochanteric fractures. Malays orthop J. 2009; 3: 13-8
  • 11. Clawson DK. Trochanteric Fractures Treated by the Sliding Screw Plate Fixation Method. J Trauma. 1964; 4: 737-52[PubMed]
  • 12. Kyle RF, Gustilo RB, Premer RF. Analysis of six hundred and twenty-two intertrochanteric hip fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1979; 61(2): 216-21[PubMed]
  • 13. Nordin S, Zulkifli O, Faisham WI. Mechanical failure of Dynamic Hip Screw (DHS) fixation in intertrochanteric fracture of the femur. Med J Malaysia. 2001; 56 Suppl D: 12-7[PubMed]
  • 14. Ehlinger M, Adam PH, Delpin D. Osteosynthesis of periprosthetic femoral fractures with Locking Plate fixation using an LCP: A consecutive series of 36 fractures with mean 26 months follow-up . J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011; 93-B: 531
  • 15. Yuming Y, Yong L, Weiping Z. A clinical therapeutic effect analysis of LCP fixation for osteoporotic femoral intertrochanteric fracture with Singh's classification I, II. Chin J Bone Joint Injury. 2011; 10: 8
  • 16. Bridle SH, Patel AD, Bircher M, Calvert PT. Fixation of intertrochanteric fractures of the femur. A randomised prospective comparison of the gamma nail and the dynamic hip screw. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1991; 73(2): 330-4[PubMed]
  • 17. Nungu KS, Olerud C, Rehnberg L. Treatment of subtrochanteric fractures with the AO dynamic condylar screw. Injury. 1993; 24(2): 90-2[PubMed]
  • 18. Sadowski C, Lubbeke A, Saudan M, Riand N, Stern R, Hoffmeyer P. Treatment of reverse oblique and transverse intertrochanteric fractures with use of an intramedullary nail or a 95 degrees screw-plate: a prospective, randomized study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002; 84-A(3): 372-81[PubMed]
  • 19. Suckel AA, Dietz K, Wuelker N, Helwig P. Evaluation of complications of three different types of proximal extra-articular femur fractures: differences in complications, age, sex and surviving rates. Int Orthop. 2007; 31(5): 689-95[DOI][PubMed]
  • 20. Wang Y, Yang YY, Yu ZH, Li CQ, Wu YS, Zheng XX. [Comparative study of intertrochanteric fractures treated with proximal femur locking compress plate in aged]. Zhongguo Gu Shang. 2011; 24(5): 370-3[PubMed]
  • 21. Laghari MA, Makhdoom A, Qureshi PAL. Intertrochanteric Femoral Fractures Treated by Dynamic Hip Screw. J Pak Orthop Assoc. 2006; 18: 29-36
  • 22. Li P, Yang H, Zheng L. Postoperative complications of Dynamic hip screw and its prevention in the treatment of intertrochanteric fracture. J Dalian Med Univ. 2009; 3: 17
  • 23. Mulholland RC, Gunn DR. Sliding screw plate fixation of intertrochanteric femoral fractures. J Trauma. 1972; 12(7): 581-91[PubMed]
  • 24. Wolfgang GL, Bryant MH, O'Neill JP. Treatment of intertrochanteric fracture of the femur using sliding screw plate fixation. Clin Orthop. 1982; 163: 148-58
  • 25. Laskin RS, Gruber MA, Zimmerman AJ. Intertrochanteric fractures of the hip in the elderly: a retrospective analysis of 236 cases. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1979; (141): 188-95[PubMed]
  • 26. Moroni A, Faldini C, Pegreffi F, Hoang-Kim A, Vannini F, Giannini S. Dynamic hip screw compared with external fixation for treatment of osteoporotic pertrochanteric fractures. A prospective, randomized study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005; 87(4): 753-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 27. Hasenboehler EA, Agudelo JF, Morgan SJ, Smith WR, Hak DJ, Stahel PF. Treatment of complex proximal femoral fractures with the proximal femur locking compression plate. Orthopedics. 2007; 30(8): 618-23[PubMed]
  • 28. Luo XP, He SQ, Li ZA. [Case-control studies on locking plates and dynamic hip screw in treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures]. Zhongguo Gu Shang. 2011; 24(3): 242-4[PubMed]
  • 29. Zhu QL, Yan MH, Zhao LL, Xu B, Rong LJ, Luo JM. [Analysis of treatment of osteoporotic intertrochanteric fracture of femur with the locking compression plate (LCP)]. Zhongguo Gu Shang. 2011; 24(5): 378-81[PubMed]
  • 30. Knobe M, Munker R, Schmidt-Rohlfing B, Sellei RM, Schubert H, Erli HJ. [Surgical outcome in pertrochanteric femur fracture: the impact of osteoporosis. Comparison between DHS and percutaneous compression plate]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2008; 146(1): 44-51[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:



Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments