A 36-year-old member asked:
can you?repair a cracked hip in a person with osteoporosis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Tariq Niazi answered
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, if necessary. -: They heal well except taking a longer time. In the elderly with hip fractures, who almost always have osteoporosis, surgically fixed hips do quite well.
Answered on Sep 21, 2013
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