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Hip Fracture Treatment for Above 80 Years of Age

With increasing average human lifespan and enrichment of social life quality, the frequency of bone fractures in this age group have also increased. A new concept in orthopaedic literature is “octogenerian”, meaning hip fractures of individuals of more than 80 years of age. Due to osteoporosis and accompanying diseases this age group is defined by many surgical risks.

As it can be seen in the pictures, a 82 years old patient with cardiac insufficiency has pertrocanteric hip fracture roentgens (Picture 1,2), closed nailing technique with scopy device (Picture 3,4), and a roentgen of patient with full mending at the 3rd month after the surgery (Picture 5). Total surgery duration is 25 minutes and there was close to zero blood loss.