Early result of hemiarthroplasty in elderly patients with fracture neck of femur

@inproceedings{Daniel2015EarlyRO,
  title={Early result of hemiarthroplasty in elderly patients with fracture neck of femur},
  author={Mue Daniel and Salihu Mohammed and Awonusi Francis and Yongu William and Kortor Joseph and Elachi Cornilius},
  booktitle={Nigerian medical journal : journal of the Nigeria Medical Association},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Fractured neck of femur is a frequent and severe injury in elderly patients with consequent high morbidity and mortality. Hemiarthroplasty is an established treatment modality for displaced intracapsular femoral neck fractures in elderly patients above 60 years. This study analysed the early functional outcome and complications of Austin Moore endoprosthesis in elderly patients above 60 years with fractured neck of femur. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective data were obtained over… CONTINUE READING
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