Handgrip a simple test for morbidity after fractured neck of femur
Patients with fracture neck of femur
satisfying the inclusion criteria, who required surgical intervention, were worked up clinically and radiologically.
The mean BMD in PD women with fractures was 10% lower than controls in the total hip and neck of femur
regions (0.61 vs.
COMPLICATIONS: The complications following the hemiarthroplasty for fracture neck of femur
is reported in varying incidences.
COMMENT: A 32 years old male was admitted with Intra Capsular fracture neck of femur
with garden Type-IV.
The mean age of patients presenting with fractured neck of femur
was 83.5 [+ or -] 2.3 years and of those undergoing elective hip replacement was 68.1 [+ or -] 1.2 years (years [+ or -] SE).
DISCUSSION: Comparison between 15 cases of Unipolar hemiarthroplasty and 15 cases of Bipolar hemiarthroplasty for fracture neck of femur
in elderly patients over one year period has shown that patient with bipolar prosthesis had better functional outcome in terms of range of motion and daily activities.
It was observed that we were able reduce the fracture in excessive internal rotation of hip around more than 50 degrees, abduction of 30 degrees which was unusual for fracture neck of femur
. We failed in passing guide wire in the centre of neck in both anteroposterior and lateral view through percutaneous incision of 1 cm below greater trochanter.
Neck of femur
fractures osteosynthesis is associate with up to 46% rate of complications.
Nottingham Hip Fracture Score as a predictor of one year mortality in patients undergoing surgical repair of fractured neck of femur
. Br J Anaesth 2011; 106: 501-4.
true, that reprehensible After undergoing a forensic post-mortem, a three-day inquest into her death by senior coroner Winter ruled Patricia died from the combination of natural causes and an unwitnessed fall which had resulted in a fractured right neck of femur
Contributing factors included a fractured neck of femur
and ischaemic heart disease.