Hemiarthroplasty or internal fixation for intracapsular displaced femoral neck fractures: randomised controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVE To compare the functional results after displaced fractures of the femoral neck treated with internal fixation or hemiarthroplasty. DESIGN Randomised trial with blinding of assessments of functional results. SETTING University hospital. PARTICIPANTS 222 patients; 165 (74%) women, mean age 83 years. Inclusion criteria were age above 60… (More)

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