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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

Does the Implant Selection Affect the Mortality Rate in Elderly Intertrochanteric Fix?

  • Open or CloseSaberi Masoud*

    Consultant at Loghman General Hospital, Iran

    *Corresponding author: Saberi Masoud, Orthopedic Surgeon, Consultant at Loghman General Hospital, Iran

Submission: April 24, 2018;Published: August 31, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2018.04.000584

ISSN : 2576-8875
Volume4 Issue2

Abstract

Objective: We thought the stable implant construction may affect outcome for elderly hip fracture so assessed the patients for one year as a consecutive prospective study.

Method: We include 83 patients. all above 60 years old patients who came to our center with unstable intertrochanteric fracture in one-year admission at the end we assess the mortality rate and compared with other study.

Conclusion: It seems stable implant has a little role in mortality rate but in one year follow up we had 24% mortality and 50% readmission because comorbidity exacerbated which compare to other studies had no deference(p< 0.01)

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