Prediction of Reoperation of Femoral Neck Fractures Treated With Cannulated Screws in Elderly Patients

@inproceedings{Gregersen2015PredictionOR,
  title={Prediction of Reoperation of Femoral Neck Fractures Treated With Cannulated Screws in Elderly Patients},
  author={Merete Gregersen and Anna Krogshede and Ole Brink and Else Marie Damsgaard},
  booktitle={Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Reoperation of femoral neck fractures in elderly patients is frequent. Our aim was to determine predictors of reoperations following primary internal fixation with 3 cannulated screws. MATERIALS AND METHODS A follow-up study included all patients aged 65+ years old patients consecutively admitted to an orthopedic ward with femoral neck fracture in the period from January 1, 2007, to December 31, 2010, and fixed with cannulated screws. We retrospectively obtained all available data… CONTINUE READING