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Table 2 Clinical outcome of internal fixation in osteopenic & osteoporotic patients

From: Osteosynthesis versus endoprosthesis for the treatment of femoral neck fracture in Asian elderly patients

  Non-displaced (n = 81) Displaced (n = 60)
BMD > −2.5 BMD < −2.5 BMD > −2.5 BMD < −2.5
(n = 27) (n = 54) (n = 17) (n = 43)
Fixation failure 1 (3.7 %) 3 (5.5 %) 2 (11.7 %) 5 (11.6 %)
P value 0.45 0.60