Elderly Hip Fractures: Similar mortality rates with cemented vs uncemented hemiprostheses
No difference in mortality between cemented and uncemented hemiprosthesis for elderly patients with cervical hip fracture. A prospective randomized study on 334 patients over 75 yearsArch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Jun;133(6):805-9. doi: 10.1007/s00402-013-1726-5. Epub 2013 Mar 27
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334 patients, over the age of 75, presenting with cervical hip fractures were randomized to receive either a cemented or uncemented hemiprosthesis to compare mortality rates at 1 year between the two treatments. Results indicated that the uncemented group had a significantly decreased operating time and blood loss compared to the cemented group, without a significantly higher mortality rate (when ...
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