Improved hip function with THR versus hemiarthroplasty for femoral neck fracture
A randomised controlled trial comparing bipolar hemiarthroplasty with total hip replacement for displaced intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck in elderly patientsJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Feb;89(2):160-5.
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120 patients with an acute displaced intracapsular fracture of the femoral neck were randomized to either receive a total hip replacement or hemiarthroplasty, to compare improvements in function between these procedures. The results at both the 4 and 12 month follow up periods indicated that hip function was greatly improved in those patients who underwent a THR, when compared to a hemiarthroplast...
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