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Table 2 Fracture type, duration of surgery by qualification of the surgeons

From: Use of the gamma3™ nail in a teaching hospital for trochanteric fractures: mechanical complications, functional outcomes, and quality of life

Data All patients (n=90) Qualification of surgeon
Consultant (n=52) Resident (n=38)
Fracture type*  
trochanteric A1 32 (36%) 17 (33%) 15 (39%)
trochanteric A2 30 (33%) 17 (33%) 13 (34%)
trochanteric A3 17 (19%) 9 (17%) 8 (21%)
subtrochanteric A1 8 (9%) 7 (13%) -
subtrochanteric A2 2 (2%) 1 (2%) 1 (3%)
subtrochanteric A3 1 (1%) 1 (2%) 1 (3%)
Duration of surgery in min (±SD) (95% CI) 53 (±31) (46-60) 54 (±34) (45-64) 52 (±29) (42-61)**
Time of hospitalization in days (±SD) (95% CI) 14.1 (±5.1) (13.0-15.2) 14.3 (±5.7) (12.7-15.9) 13.9 (± 4.3) *** (12.5-15.3)
  1. *according to the AO classification.
  2. **p=0.790.
  3. ***p=0.461
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