Cemented or Uncemented Hemiarthroplasty for Intracapsular Hip Fracture
10 February 2022
|Controversy exists over the use of bone cement in hip fractures treated with hemiarthroplasty. Only limited data on quality of life after cemented as compared with modern uncemented hemiarthroplasties are available.|
|Among patients 60 years of age or older with an intracapsular hip fracture, cemented hemiarthroplasty resulted in a modestly but significantly better quality of life and a lower risk of periprosthetic fracture than uncemented hemiarthroplasty.|
|Fernandez MA, Achen J, Parsons N et al.||N Engl J Med 2022; 386:521-530
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