Uncemented stems: Higher function but increased risk of late periprosthetic fracture
Cemented versus uncemented hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral neck fractures: 5-year followup of a randomized trialClin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Apr;472(4):1291-9
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223 patients (with 230 fractures) were randomized to either an uncemented femoral stem or cemented femoral stem in hemiarthroplasty for a displaced femoral neck fracture. While outcomes at 3 months and 1 year were demonstrated to be similar, this study reported on functional outcome, health-related quality of life, and complications at a median of 5 year follow-up. Harris Hip Scores were significa...
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