Dementia does not significantly affect complications and functional gain in elderly patients operated on for intracapsular hip fracture

Abstract

Fifty-three elderly patients with intracapsular hip fracture were hospitalized in the Department of Orthopaedics. Forty-two underwent operations: 38 hemiarthroplasty; 2 total hip replacements and 2 closed reduction interior fixation. They were followed up and assessed prospectively five times for 6 months post-fracture. Cognition was evaluated by the Mini… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004020000220

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