Femoral neck fracture fixation with hook-pins. 2-year results and learning curve in 626 prospective cases.

@article{Strmqvist1992FemoralNF,
  title={Femoral neck fracture fixation with hook-pins. 2-year results and learning curve in 626 prospective cases.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn H Str{\"o}mqvist and Lotta Nilsson and K. G. Thorngren},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={282-7}
}
We performed a prospective 2-year follow-up study of 626 consecutive femoral neck fractures treated with closed reduction and hook-pin fixation in all cases. The woman:man ratio was 2.9:1, the displaced:undisplaced fracture ratio 2.6:1. Mean patient age was 78 (18-100) years. The first 476 fractures were operated on by one of six surgeons with special interest in the technique, while the remaining operations were performed by any of the 35 surgeons in the department, all specialists in… CONTINUE READING

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