Unipolar hemiarthroplasty versus bipolar hemiarthroplasty
Unipolar hemiarthroplasty versus bipolar hemiarthroplasty in the most elderly patients with displaced femoral neck fractures: A randomised, controlled trialInt Orthop; 2011; 35(11): 1703-1711
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
120 patients with acute displaced fractures of the femoral neck were randomized to receive either unipolar or bipolar hemiarthroplasty in order to determine impact of each procedure on clinical and functional outcome. The results of 4 and 12 month follow-up indicated that there was a trend towards better health related quality of life in the bipolar group. It was also found that patients in the bi...
Join the Conversation
Please Login or Join to leave comments.