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Research Article

Comparison between Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty and Total Hip Arthroplasty for Unstable Intertrochanteric Fractures in Elderly Osteoporotic Patients

  • Lihong Fan,

    Affiliation: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Medical School of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Xiaoqian Dang,

    Affiliation: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Medical School of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Kunzheng Wang mail

    drwangkz@eyou.com

    Affiliation: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Medical School of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Published: June 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039531

About the Authors

Lihong Fan, Xiaoqian Dang, Kunzheng Wang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, Medical School of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, People's Republic of China

Corresponding Author

Email: drwangkz@eyou.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KW LF. Performed the experiments: LF XD. Analyzed the data: LF XD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XD. Wrote the paper: LF KW.