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Patient selection criteria for primary total hip arthroplasty in displaced intracapsular hip fractures: Are they appropriate?

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Introduction: This study aims to determine, by outcome analysis, the appropriateness of current criteria employed to select patients for total hip arthroplasty (THA) as the primary treatment for displaced intracapsular hip fracture (DICHF). This study is intended to inform prospective randomised controlled trials investigating the efficacy of THA as a primary treatment. Materials and Methods: Contemporary THA eligibility criteria were derived from recent publications relating to pre-fracture ...

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10.1007/s00068-009-8222-1

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Journal:
European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
5
Pages:
470-474
Publication date:
2009-10-01
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EISSN:
1615-3146
ISSN:
1863-9933
Language:
English
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109713
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2014-02-08

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