Comparison of surgical complications of intertrochanteric hip fractures between non-osteoporotic and osteoporotic patients.

@article{ShayestehAzar2013ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of surgical complications of intertrochanteric hip fractures between non-osteoporotic and osteoporotic patients.},
  author={Masoud Shayesteh-Azar and Mohamad Hossein Karimi-Nasab and Majid Sajjadi-Saravi and Seyed Mohamad Mehdi Daneshpoor and Atefeh Hadian and Golsa Olia},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={752-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the role of bone quality in post-treatment complications among patients of intertrochanteric fracture. METHODS The cross-sectional descriptive study was done on 61 patients who presented with intertrochanteric hip fractures to two affiliated hospitals of Mazandaran University of Medical Science, Sari, Iran between February 2009 and December 2010. All the patients went through open reduction and internal fixation using 4-hole dynamic hip screw. The patients were followed… CONTINUE READING