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Which treatments are best for a woman over age 80 with femoral neck fractures?
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Dr. Gregory Harvey answered
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Femoral neck fractur: These fractures require surgery. If the fracture is lined up well and not displaced then screws can be inserted to stabilize the bone. Otherwise, if the fracture is displaced a hip replacement needs to be performed.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013
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