Neck of femur fractures in the over 90s: a select group of patients who require prompt surgical intervention for optimal results

Abstract

Patients in the extremes of old age with a femoral neck fracture represent a challenging subgroup, and are thought to be associated with poorer outcomes due to increased numbers of comorbidities. Whilst many studies are aimed at determining the optimum time for surgical fixation, there is no agreed consensus for those over 90. The aim of this study is to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10195-013-0248-9

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