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Thursday, February 02, 2012

Aortic stenosis in elderly hip... [Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2008 May-Jun] - PubMed - NCBI

Aortic stenosis in elderly hip... [Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2008 May-Jun] - PubMed - NCBI: "Aortic stenosis in elderly hip fractured patients.
Adunsky A, Kaplan A, Arad M, Mizrahi EH, Gottlieb S.
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Department of Geriatric Medicine and the Orthogeriatric Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52561, Israel. adunger1@sheba.health.gov.il
Abstract
Aortic stenosis (AS) and hip fractures are unrarely seen in elderly patients. The decision whether to operate these patients or not remains difficult. The present study examined the characteristics of such patients and the possible interrelations with management and outcome. This retrospective chart review study was conducted in a tertiary hospital during a 10-year period"
CHECK THESE LINKS AS WELL

  1.  http://asra.com/display_spring_2010.php?id=316
  2. http://www.ispub.com/journal/the-internet-journal-of-anesthesiology/volume-19-number-2/severe-aortic-stenosis-combined-lumbar-plexus-sciatic-and-iliohypogastric-nerve-block-with-0-25-levobupivacaine-for-reduction-of-hip-fracture.html
  3. http://www.springerlink.com/content/j44l81083u5h32r8/fulltext.pdf

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