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SA Orthopaedic Journal

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NGOBENI, RS. Mortality in elderly patients with intertrochanteric fractures: three years' experience. SA orthop. j. [online]. 2010, vol.9, n.1, pp. 55-60. ISSN 2309-8309.

AIM: To review the mortality rate of patients admitted with intertrochanteric fractures within a period of three years. Intertrochanteric fractures are common in elderly patients and result in a high morbidity and mortality rate. This article retrospectively reviewed 57 patients (65 years of age and older) admitted with intertrochanteric fractures. Descriptive statistics using the frequency / proportion method was used to interpret the results. The mortality rate in hospital was 14%, in the first year 32%, in the second year 39% and insignificant in the third year.

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