Recovery after hip fractures: influence of bipolar hemiarthroplasty on physical disability and social dependency in the elderly.

@article{Schneppendahl2011RecoveryAH,
  title={Recovery after hip fractures: influence of bipolar hemiarthroplasty on physical disability and social dependency in the elderly.},
  author={Johannes Schneppendahl and Marcel Betsch and Vanco Petrov and Friedrich Boettner and Simon Thelen and J P Grassmann and Mohssen Hakimi and Joachim Windolf and Michael H. Wild},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={751-6}
}
Surgical treatment of femoral neck fractures is associated with a significant impact on quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine the long-term influence of displaced femoral neck fractures treated by bipolar hemiarthroplasty on the activities of daily living, quality of life and social dependency. We studied 487 geriatric patients treated in… CONTINUE READING