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HIP ATTACK: Accelerated hip fracture surgery only saves lives in subgroup with elevated troponins


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Accelerated surgery versus standard care in hip fracture (HIP ATTACK): an international, randomised, controlled trial

Lancet.2020

Contributing Authors: Investigators The HIP ATTACK

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Synopsis

Hip fractures are ubiquitous and debilitating injuries, affecting over 1.5 million adults per year worldwide. Patients undergoing hip fracture surgery are at higher risk of complications compared to those undergoing elective hip surgery. Furthermore, these patients are often older, more frail, and have more medical co-morbidities. Previous observational and review data has demonstrated that there ...

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