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The Dangers of Hip Fracture

Hip fractures are among the typical injuries of old age. A femoral fracture can often be repaired surgically - with an artificial hip implant - but the aftermath of the injury can be time-consuming and dangerous for patients. Among the common complications of hip fractures are pneumonia, chronic pain, arthritis and reduced mobility.

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