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Table 4 Functional Outcomes Assessments at Different Time Intervals

From: Effects of teriparatide on cementless bipolar hemiarthroplasty in patients with osteoporotic femoral neck fractures

  Pre-injury Post-operation
   3 months 6 months 9 months 12 months
HHS score
 Group A 15.9 ± 9.1 56.2 ± 14.1 70.9 ± 13.0 77.9 ± 10.6 83.6 ± 7.5
 Group B 15.4 ± 8.4 58.8 ± 10.1 71.1 ± 12.3 79.9 ± 9.4 81.5 ± 9.9
  1. Group A: patients without supplementary pharmacologic treatment
  2. Group B: patients treated with teriparatide
  3. Values are shown as mean (standard deviation)
  4. p-values for between-group comparison were determined by Student’s t test
  5. Abbreviations: HHS, Harris hip score
  6. *Statistically significant (p < 0.05)