Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, October 15th, 2006
"The results of a consecutive series of 500 patients treated with Austin Moore hemiarthroplasty prosthesis are reported. The range of follow-up was from 5-12 years and the mean was 8 years," scientists in Malawi report.
"Only 10 patients were lost to follow-up and 398 (81%) patients died within the follow-up period. The mean age of the patient population was 82 years, and 85% were women. The cumulative survivorship of the prosthesis was calculated at 94% (95% CI 90-96%) at 5 years and 83% (95% CI 65-94%) at 12 years. A total of 66...
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