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Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery

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Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery

Many diseases increase the risks of hip fracture surgery   Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new Finnish study analysing nationwide registers finds. 4.6% of all hip surgery patients and 10% of total hip replacement surgery patients experienced surgical complications within three months following their surgery. The study was carried out in collaboration between researchers from the University of Eastern Finland , Kuopio University Hospital, the University of Helsinki and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare. Approximately 7,000 hip fractures are treated...

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