PMID: 9446082Jan 31, 1998

Five-year follow up of patients with femoral neck fractures

Orvosi hetilap
G KazárI Kádas

Abstract

The authors report on follow-up of 754 patients (among them 713 patients aged over 50 years) with hip fracture, treated in the National Institute of Traumatology, in 1990. Excess mortality in a year amounted 23% of cases. One third (254) of the injured survived after 5 years, current health condition of 199 out of them has been evaluated in a questionnaire type survey. Analysis of results according to age, sex and fracture type was made. Definite correlation has been observed with the age, the increase being parallel to it, while age-specific mortality is higher in men. Again, mortality was higher in trochanteric fractures. On analyzing the patients' condition from the aspect of using walking aids, walking ability and complaints, particularly the high rate of painfulness differed from the literature data, though inadequate rehabilitation, already stated before, is reflected in other indicators, too. In addition to the improvement of early rehabilitation, based on their own results the authors emphasize, that further care of patients with complaints is also of great importance.

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Femoral Neck Fractures
Trochanteric Fractures
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