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Table 3 Complications

From: Safety and efficacy of a two-screw cephalomedullary nail for intertrochanteric femur fracture fixation: a retrospective case series in 264 patients

Mechanical hardware failure
 Screw cutout 2 (0.75%)
 Broken distal screws 9 (3.4%)
 Distal screw loosening 8 (3.0%)
 Loose lag screws 2 (0.75%)
 Delayed union 2 (0.75%)
Postoperative medical complications
 Acute renal injury 5 (1.9%)
 Urinary tract infection 13 (4.9%)
 Respiratory distress 5 (1.9%)
 Deep vein thrombosis 1 (0.38%)
 Pulmonary embolism 1 (0.38%)
 Myocardial infarction 1 (0.38%)
Postoperative surgical complications
 Superficial wound infection 6 (2.3%)
 Deep wound infection 4 (1.5%)
Revision surgery
 Malrotation 1 (0.38%)
 Malunion 1 (0.38%)
 Symptomatic hardware removal 3 (1.1%)