Is cemented bipolar hemiarthroplasty a safe treatment for femoral neck fracture in elderly patients?


Yurdakul E., Karaaslan F., KORKMAZ M. , Duygulu F., Baktir A.

CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS IN AGING, vol.10, pp.1063-1067, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/cia.s85039
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS IN AGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.1063-1067

Abstract

Objectives: Controversy exists regarding the use of cement in hemiarthroplasty when treating a displaced femoral neck fracture in elderly patients. The primary hypothesis of this study was that the use of cement would afford better visual analog pain and activity scores in elderly patients.