Total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of an acute fracture of the femoral neck: long-term results.

@article{Lee1998TotalHA,
  title={Total hip arthroplasty for the treatment of an acute fracture of the femoral neck: long-term results.},
  author={Brian P H Lee and Daniel J. Berry and William Scott Harmsen and Franklin H. Sim},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={70-5}
}
We reviewed the long-term results of 126 consecutive total hip arthroplasties performed with cement in eighteen men and 108 women who had an acute fracture of the femoral neck. The patients had a mean age of seventy-five years (range, thirty-nine to eighty-nine years) at the time of the operation and were followed for a minimum of 10.1 years (or until the patient died or had a revision operation) and a maximum of 20.4 years. The median duration of follow-up was 8.8 years for all patients and 15… CONTINUE READING

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