Elderly Lady Hip Fracture Surgery
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Elderly Lady Hip Fracture Surgery

 

 

FACTS ABOUT HIP FRACTURES:

  • The combined lifetime risk for hip, forearm and vertebral fractures is around 40% which is same as the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Most Hip Fracture requires surgical treatment.
  • 30% of surgically treated hip fractures need revision surgery.
  • 25% of patients after hip fracture surgery may need lifelong nursing care.
  • There is a 5-10% chance that the other hip may also fracture within 3 years of the first hip fracture.
  • Overall risk of fracture is higher by about 75% in women than in men, but men are at a higher risk of death after such fractures.
  • The mortality (risk of death) is around 30% after one year of hip fracture and 10% within a month.
  • The cause of mortality and morbidity following a hip fracture is often is often due to pneumonia, infection in chest, urine, bed sores and clots in leg which can sometimes go to lungs.

 

Prevention Of Hip fracture:

  • Regular bone health checkup by an Orthopedic Doctor.
  • Good Diet rich in calcium and vitamin D3.
  • Treatment of Osteoporosis.
  • Fall prevention strategies at home.