Cost comparison of cementless versus cemented hemiarthroplasty

Source:  Orthopedics  2012, 35 (10)  e1461 – e1464

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Date of publication:  October  2012

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This study compared operative times, staff costs, component costs and complications.  It concluded that there were significantly lower operative and anaesthetic times and observable cost savings with cementless femoral implants for displaced femoral neck fractures with no difference in complications perioperatively.

Length of publication:  4 pages

Some important notes:   Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  Healio.com

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