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Better results of hemiarthroplasty vs internal fixation in intracapsular fracture in males

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October 2015

Better results of hemiarthroplasty vs internal fixation in intracapsular fracture in males

Vol: 4| Issue: 10| Number:3| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Hemiarthroplasty versus internal fixation for displaced intracapsular fractures of the hip in elderly men: a pilot randomised trial

Bone Joint J. 2015 Jul;97-B(7):992-6

Contributing Authors:
MJ Parker

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Synopsis

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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