Risk analysis and clinical outcomes of intraoperative periprosthetic fractures: a retrospective study of 481 bipolar hemiarthroplasties

Abstract Background Intraoperative periprosthetic fractures (IPF) are a well-described complication following hip hemiarthroplasty. Our aims were to identify risk factors that characterize IPF and to investigate postoperative mobility. Methods We retrospectively reviewed 481 bipolar hemiarthroplasti...

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Main Authors: Petri Bellova, Hinnerk Baecker, Sebastian Lotzien, Marvin Brandt, Thomas A. Schildhauer, Jan Gessmann
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-12-01
Series:Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-019-1494-1