Comparable hospital costs with internal fixation and total hip replacement procedures
The total costs of a displaced femoral neck fracture: comparison of internal fixation and total hip replacement: A randomised study of 146 hipsInt Orthop. 2006 Feb;30(1):1-6. Epub 2005 Dec 23
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143 patients (146 hips: 56 from mentally-impaired patients and 90 from lucid patients) with a displaced femoral neck fracture of the hip were randomised to undergo either an internal fixation procedure or a total hip replacement (THR) procedure. The primary outcome was the socio-economic consequences of these two different treatment methods. The results indicated almost identical total costs betwe...
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