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Table 2 Data on the studies (NA, not available; GT, greater trochanter; IT, intertrochanteric; Fx, fracture)

From: Is magnetic resonance imaging necessary in isolated greater trochanter fracture? A systemic review and pooled analysis

Author Time to MRI N of GT Fx on MRI N of IT Fx on MRI N of Fx crossing midline N of Surgery Fixation devices
Lee et al. Mean 3.9 days (a few hours to 21 days) 5 20 19 15 15 DHS
Omura et al. Within 5 days 1 7 5 0 No surgery
Lalonde et al. NA 0 10 0 0 No surgery
Craig et al. a few hours to 7 days 3 10 6 6 5 DHS, 1 pinning for femoral neck extension
Feldman et al. 3–24 hours 2 35 33 30 NA
Kim et al. NA 0 9 5 2 2 DHS
Suzuki et al. Within 7 days 0 8 8 8 5 intramedullary nails, 3 sliding hip hook
Total   11 99 76 61