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Mortality following periprosthetic proximal femoral fractures versus native hip fractures.
Boylan MR, et al.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. (2018); 100(7):578–85
An ICD-9 code search of the New York State-wide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) database (which includes data for all inpatient admission in New York state) from 2006 to 2014 identified 1655 patients (mean age 78.9 years, 73% female) with periprosthetic proximal femoral fractures and 97,231 patients (mean age 82.6 years, 74% female) with native femoral neck or intertrochanteric femoral fractures treated with hip arthroplasty or internal fixation, closed or open. The arthroplasty types were not available. Exclusions included age < 60 or > 99 years, fractures occurring during primary arthroplasty, and surgical delay greater than 7 days. Demographic data about age, gender, race (white/non-white), insurance (government/private) and comorbidities based on the Charlson/Deyo score were collected. All-cause mortality data...