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ACE Report #12060
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OTA 2019: Posterior tilt ≥20° predicts risk of future arthroplasty in Garden I/II hip fractures


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Should All Garden I and II Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly Be Fixed? Effect of Posterior Tilt on Rates of Subsequent Arthroplasty

Contributing Authors: Kanu M Okike Ugo Udogwu Marckenley Isaac S Sprague M Swiontkowski M Bhandari Gerard Slobogean

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Synopsis

Hip fractures are an exceedingly common injury. Much new evidence has been established through international randomized controlled trials which has helped to inform their management. The management of Garden I and II (non-displaced or minimally displaced) fractures remains unclear in the elderly. The authors performed a secondary analysis of data from the FAITH trial to assess risk factors for sub...

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