Nutritional status and functional capacity after femoral neck fractures: a prospective randomized one-year follow-up study.

@article{BachrachLindstrm2000NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional status and functional capacity after femoral neck fractures: a prospective randomized one-year follow-up study.},
  author={Margareta Bachrach-Lindstr{\"o}m and Torsten Johansson and Mitra Unosson and A C Ek and Ola Wahlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Aging},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={366-74}
}
The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of two different surgical methods on nutritional status and functional capacity during the first postoperative year in patients with displaced femoral neck fractures. A further aim was to evaluate the effect of nutritional support. One hundred patients were randomly assigned to treatment with either primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) or osteosynthesis. Half of the patients in each treatment group received protein- and energy-enriched… CONTINUE READING