The influence of bone cement and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) class on cardiovascular status during bipolar hemiarthroplasty for displaced femoral-neck fracture: A multicenter, prospective, case-control study.

BACKGROUND Little is known about how bone cement and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) classification influence the cardiovascular system in elderly patients with femoral-neck fractures treated with cemented hemiarthroplasty. Therefore, we performed a case-control study to investigate these questions and compared the following:≥ASA III with≤ASA II… CONTINUE READING