The issue of high mortality rates following Osteoporotic Hip Fracture has been a persistent issue within surgery. This article, from the BMJ in 2016, details some efforts made by surgeons to reduce the high mortality and morbidity rates of patients sustaining this form of fracture including the use of the total hip arthroplasty procedure.http://www.bmj.com/content/353/bmj.i2217
I felt this provided interesting reading into a condition that its rarely reflected upon by those considering aspects of orthopedic surgery. This article provides fascinating information about Osteomyelitis, or bone inflammation caused commonly by infection.
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