Unipolar or bipolar prosthesis for displaced intracapsular hip fracture in octogenarians: a randomised prospective study.

@article{Calder1996UnipolarOB,
  title={Unipolar or bipolar prosthesis for displaced intracapsular hip fracture in octogenarians: a randomised prospective study.},
  author={Sean Calder and Gunnar H. Anderson and Carol Jagger and William M Harper and Paul J. Gregg},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={391-4}
}
We performed a randomised prospective trial to compare a cemented unipolar prosthesis (Thompson) with a cemented bipolar prosthesis (Monk) in the treatment of displaced intracapsular fractures of the hip in patients over 80 years of age. Patients with a mental test score of less than 5/13 were excluded but the mortality was still about 30% at one year in both groups. We therefore feel that subjective criteria such as the level of pain and the return to the preinjury state are of paramount… CONTINUE READING
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