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REGISTRY REVIEW: Hip Arthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture

The treatment of choice for a displaced femoral neck fracture is still a matter of debate, with the answer most likely hinging on patient age and activity level. In most cases, younger patients – generally those under age 60 – are offered open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). Hemiarthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty (THA) are usually better options for older patients, [1-4] with recent studies suggesting that outcomes of the 2 procedures are about equal in this population.

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Source: ICJR

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