Calcium phosphate cement for augmentation did not improve results after internal fixation of displaced femoral neck fractures: a randomized study of 118 patients.

@article{Mattsson2006CalciumPC,
  title={Calcium phosphate cement for augmentation did not improve results after internal fixation of displaced femoral neck fractures: a randomized study of 118 patients.},
  author={Per Mattsson and S. O. Larsson},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={251-6}
}
BACKGROUND We wanted to evaluate whether augmentation with calcium phosphate cement can improve clinical and functional outcome following internal fixation of displaced femoral neck fractures. PATIENTS 118 patients aged 60-98 years (95 women) were included. All patients were physically active and ambulatory before the fracture. Patients were randomized to treatment with closed reduction and fixation with two cannulated screws alone (controls: 60 patients) or screws combined with injection of… CONTINUE READING

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