Prospective, multi-centre trial of mortality following general or spinal anaesthesia for hip fracture surgery in the elderly.

@article{Davis1987ProspectiveMT,
  title={Prospective, multi-centre trial of mortality following general or spinal anaesthesia for hip fracture surgery in the elderly.},
  author={Frances M Davis and David Woolner and C M Frampton and Alan Wilkinson and Adrian M. Grant and Rachel Harrison and Michael T Roberts and R Thadaka},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1987},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={1080-8}
}
In a prospective randomized multi-centre study, the mortality following internal fixation surgery for fracture of the upper femur was investigated in 538 elderly patients allocated to receive subarachnoid blockade or general (narcotic-relaxant) anaesthesia. The 28-day mortality was 6.6% with subarachnoid, and 5.9% with general, anaesthesia. The difference was not significant (95% confidence limits: -3.5 to +4.8). At 1 year following surgery, the mortality was 20.4%. Increasing age, ischaemic… CONTINUE READING

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Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
Increasing age , ischaemic heart disease , cardiac failure , preoperative arrhythmias and poor ASA status were all associated with increases in early and long term mortality .
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