Cemented arthroplasty leads to fewer complications for femoral neck fractures
Hemiarthroplasty of the Hip with and without Cement: A Randomized Clinical TrialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Apr 4;94(7):577-83
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160 elderly patients with displaced subcapital femoral neck fractures were randomized to receive either cemented or uncemented hemiarthroplasty. The results from 2 year follow-up indicated that patients in both groups did not significantly differ in regards to VAS pain scores; however, it was found that there was a significantly higher number of patients with subsidence in the uncemented group. Th...
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