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ACE Report #12094
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Lower dislocation rate with DMC-THA vs. HA in patients with dementia and femoral neck fractures


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is dual cup mobility better than hemiarthroplasty in patients with dementia and femoral neck fracture? A randomized controlled trial

SICOT J. 2019;5:38.

Contributing Authors: R Iorio F Iannotti D Mazza A Speranza C Massafra M Guzzini C D'Arrigo A Ferretti

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Synopsis

60 elderly patients with dementia and a displaced femoral neck fracture were randomized to receive a Quattro dual mobility cup in a total hip arthroplasty procedure or a hemi-arthroplasty procedure. The primary outcome of interest was dislocation rate at 1 year post-operation. Secondary outcomes of interest included reoperation rate, time to surgery, operative time, length of stay and the incidenc...

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