Nicholas de Roeck

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The aim of this study is to establish whether management of patients in a unit dedicated to the treatment of hip fractures improves acute outcomes. We prospectively studied 300 patients with hip fractures in two separate groups. Patients in Group 1 were operated on in a mixed trauma unit and recovered in a traditional trauma ward. Patients in Group 2 were(More)
Fracture of a modern ceramic head component in total hip replacement is an uncommon but catastrophic complication. Hence, the occurrence of a second ceramic head fracture in the same hip replacement of an individual represents a perishingly rare event. We present the case as a means of highlighting potential risk factors for ceramic head fracture and(More)
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