Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery

Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery
(University of Eastern Finland) Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new Finnish study analysing nationwide registers finds. 4.6 percent of all hip surgery patients and 10 percent of total hip replacement surgery patients experienced surgical complications within three months following their surgery. ... read more
Source: Eureka AlertPublished on 2018-11-30