The four-year functional result after a displaced subcapital hip fracture treated with three different surgical options

@article{Mouzopoulos2007TheFF,
  title={The four-year functional result after a displaced subcapital hip fracture treated with three different surgical options},
  author={George Mouzopoulos and Michalis Stamatakos and Helen Arabatzi and George Vasiliadis and George Batanis and Anastasia Tsembeli and Mathaios Tzurbakis and Michalis Safioleas},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={367-373}
}
According to the literature, hip function after hip fracture is affected by the type of surgery. Our aim was to determine the correlation between surgical treatment of hip fracture and postoperative function in the elderly. Inclusion criteria were displaced hip fracture and age over 70 years. One hundred and twenty-nine participants were randomly divided into three groups according to the type of the surgical operation they underwent (hemi-arthroplasty [Merete, Berlin, Germany], total… CONTINUE READING

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