Bipolar or Unipolar Hemiarthroplasty after Femoral Neck Fracture in the Geriatric Population


Ayhan E. , Kesmezacar H. , Karaman O. , Sahin A., Kir N.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.4, pp.400-405, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.8571
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.400-405

Abstract

Background: The choice of prosthesis in hemiarthroplasty is controversial for geriatric patients after femoral neck fracture. We hypothesised that selection criteria for unipolar or bipolar prostheses could be constructed based on factors affecting mortality.