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McMaster University

MacOrtho’s Landmark “FAITH” Multinational Trial Published in LANCET

Published: March 7, 2017

The trial of over 1000 patients reported, “In terms of reoperation rates the sliding hip screw shows no advantage, but some groups of patients (smokers and those with displaced or base of neck fractures) might do better with a sliding hip screw than with cancellous screws.”


“It’s truly a landmark achievement in hip fracture surgical trials given the collaboration between nations and global interest in answering an important question” says Dr. Petrisor.

“Large trials are never the success of an individual but rather the success of a collaborative” says Dr. Bhandari.

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