Femoral fractures in the extremely elderly

Guido, Giulio and Giannotti, Stefano and Bottai, Vanna and Ghilardi, Marco and Bianchi, Maria Giulia and Ceglia, Michael James (2011) Femoral fractures in the extremely elderly. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 8 (2). pp. 35-37. ISSN 1971-3266

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At the Trauma Unit of Pisa we performed an observational study reviewing nineties that about 200 patients were treated and underwent surgery for femoral neck fracture from 1998 to 2005. The clinical and radiographic results obtained were discrete, with a mortality of 42.5%, the survivors are still having a good quality of life

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Elderly; femoral neck fractures; osteoporosis; morbidity; mortality
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 611 Anatomia; Citologia; Istologia umana > 611.7 Sistema muscoloscheletrico, tegumento
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 12:53
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2014 12:53
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/5997

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