Reoperations & complications after femoral neck fracture reduced with arthroplasty vs ORIF
Meta-analysis comparing arthroplasty with internal fixation for displaced femoral neck fracture in the elderlyJ Surg Res. 2011 Jan;165(1):68-74
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Data from 19 RCTs (3505 patients) was pooled and analyzed to determine if arthroplasty or internal fixation is a better treatment method for displaced femoral neck fractures in patients 60 years of age or older. The evidence indicated that arthroplasty presented substantially reduced rates of surgical revision, and fewer serious, method-related complications when compared to internal fixation. Mor...
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