Displaced intracapsular neck of femur fractures in mobile independent patients: total hip replacement or hemiarthroplasty?

@article{Squires1999DisplacedIN,
  title={Displaced intracapsular neck of femur fractures in mobile independent patients: total hip replacement or hemiarthroplasty?},
  author={Ben Squires and Gordon C Bannister},
  journal={Injury},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={345-8}
}
The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of total hip replacement (THR) with hemiarthroplasty in mobile and socially independent patients with displaced intracapsular fractured neck of femur. Thirty-two patients who had been treated by THR were reviewed after a mean of 3.7 years and compared with 42 patients who had been treated by hemiarthroplasty who were reviewed at 3.9 years. At follow-up none of the THRs had required revision whereas 38% of the hemiarthroplasties had required… CONTINUE READING

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