Factors predicting secondary displacement after non-operative treatment of undisplaced femoral neck fractures

@article{Taha2014FactorsPS,
  title={Factors predicting secondary displacement after non-operative treatment of undisplaced femoral neck fractures},
  author={Mohy E. Taha and Laurent Audig{\'e} and Gregor Siegel and Nikolaus L Renner},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={135},
  pages={243-249}
}
We quantified the risk and the time of occurrence of secondary fracture displacement in non-operatively treated femoral neck fractures in our clinic, as well as investigated potential predicting patient- and fracture-related factors. The records of 593 patients with femoral neck fractures from January 2000 to December 2009 were reviewed. Sixty-one patients [mean age 83.0 years (SD 9.9)] with undisplaced femoral neck fractures initially received non-operative treatment. The occurrence and the… CONTINUE READING

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