Better results of hemiarthroplasty vs internal fixation in intracapsular fracture in males
Hemiarthroplasty versus internal fixation for displaced intracapsular fractures of the hip in elderly men: a pilot randomised trialBone Joint J. 2015 Jul;97-B(7):992-6
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56 men (62-94 years of age) with an intracapsular fracture of the femoral neck were randomized to treatment with either hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation. The purpose of this study was to compare the two treatment options over 1 year postoperatively in a cohort of elderly males. Despite no significant differences being detected in mobility or social dependence between the two groups, internal ...
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