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Related to intracapsular fracture: extracapsular fracture, intertrochanteric fracture
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5 quality -adjusted life years (QALYs) -- based on a patient's life expectancy and level of physical function -- for patients with intracapsular fractures, and 1.
Because of the high nonunion rate for intracapsular fractures or femoral neck fractures, the current recommendation to treat a femoral neck lesion is a cemented hemiarthroplasty.
Assessment of the AO classification of intracapsular fractures of the proximal femur, J Bone Joint Surg Br.