Hip fractures in patients older than 75 years old: Retrospective analysis for prognostic factors


KARADEMIR G. , BILGIN Y. , ERŞEN A. , POLAT G. , Buget M. İ. , DEMIREL M. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.24, pp.101-104, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.11.009
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-104
  • Keywords: Proximal femoral fracture, Hip fracture, Affecting, Mortality, Factors, Over 75 years of age, Prognostic, FEMORAL-NECK FRACTURE, INTERNAL-FIXATION, OUTCOMES, MORTALITY, HEMIARTHROPLASTY, ARTHROPLASTY, SURGERY, TIME

Abstract

Background: Proximal femoral fractures are often seen in older patients and are associated with high mortality. Introduction to old age population is latening due to advancements in medical sciences and increasing life expectancy.