Fractures of the hip and osteoporosis: the role of bone substitutes.

Abstract

Failure of fixation is a common problem in the treatment of osteoporotic fractures around the hip. The reinforcement of bone stock or of fixation of the implant may be a solution. Our study assesses the existing evidence for the use of bone substitutes in the management of these fractures in osteoporotic patients. Relevant publications were retrieved… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.91B3.21273

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