The risk factors for mortality in elderly patients with hip fractures: postoperative one-year results


Ozturk A., Ozkan Y., Akgoz S., Yalcyn N., Ozdemir R. M. , Aykut S.

SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.51, no.2, pp.137-143, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-143

Abstract

Introduction: Hip fractures in the elderly are associated with significant mortality. This study aimed to investigate the risk factors for mortality in elderly patients with hip fractures during a one-year period.