Evaluation of risk for secondary fracture after removal of a new femoral neck plate for intracapsular hip fractures.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether a new femoral neck plate has a higher risk for secondary fracture after implant removal than the current standard treatment for intracapsular hip fractures. METHODS Six pairs of human cadaver femora (age, 56 ± 5.6 years; range, 48-64 years; two female and four male donors) were instrumented with the femoral neck plate (FNP… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31821146c8

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@article{Eberle2011EvaluationOR, title={Evaluation of risk for secondary fracture after removal of a new femoral neck plate for intracapsular hip fractures.}, author={Sebastian Eberle and Christof Wutte and Christoph Bauer and Geert von Oldenburg and Stephanie Panzer and Peter Augat}, journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma}, year={2011}, volume={25 12}, pages={721-5} }