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Hemiarthroplasty and large head-total hip arthroplasty for treating primary intrecapsular fracture of the hip

Project title: Hemiarthroplasty and large head-total hip arthroplasty for treating primary intrecapsular fracture of the hip

Call to action: 09/108 Hemiarthroplasty and large head-total hip arthroplasty for treating primary intrecapsular fracture of the hip

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Dr Christopher CarrollORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-6361-6182

Lead Author: Dr Christopher CarrollORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-6361-6182

Contractor: School of Health and Related Research

Started: September 2010 | Status: Published October 2011

Study found that total hip arthroplasty (THA) appears to be more cost-effective than hemiarthroplasty. THA may be associated with increased costs in the short term, but lower longer-term costs due to reduced revision rates

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