A retrospective radiological review of all femoral fractures between January 1, 2006 and March 31, 2015 in Quebec City, Canada was conducted to assess the prevalence and clinical and radiological risk factors related to atypical periprosthetic femoral fractures (APFFs)
Following surgery, some patients experience a broken bone around the implants of a total hip replacement–called a periprosthetic femoral fracture. In a study of such patients published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research,
The efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid (TXA) usage in femoral fracture surgery was assessed by analyzing data from relevant studies identified via search through four electronic databases, with end points being total blood loss, postoperative hemoglobin decline,
Authors gauged the long-term outcome, regarding survival and radiological results, of a cemented straight stem when used for revision total hip arthroplasty (THA). They also compared these results to the results of the same stem in primary THA.
The role of total hip arthroplasty through the direct anterior approach in femoral neck fracture and factors affecting the outcome
Researchers sought to compare the clinical outcomes, perioperative complications, and mortality of total hip arthroplasty (THA) through the direct anterior approach (DAA) between femoral neck fractures (FNF) and elective cases. For patients presenting an FNF, with excellent functional outcomes, less surgery-related complications and lower short- and long-term mortality, a credible and safe option could be THA through the DAA than those reported in the literature. The survival rate could be potentially increased with the early intervention and perioperative stabilization of the patients with FNF.
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