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Table 2 Surgical treatment

From: Fast track hip fracture care and mortality – an observational study of 2230 patients

  Conventional treatment group (na = 1090) Fast track group (na = 1140) p-valueb
Type of operationc    0.25
 Hemiarthroplasty 450 (41.3) 434 (38.1)  
 Screw osteosynthesis 169 (15.5) 193 (16.9)  
 Sliding hip screw 403 (37.0) 422 (37.0)  
 Intramedullary nail 29 (2.7) 34 (3.0)  
 Total hip replacement 38 (3.5) 57 (5.0)  
 Resectionarthroplasty 1 (0.1) 0 (0)  
 Missing 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Type of anesthesiac    0.002
 Spinal 916 (88.6) 912 (85.5)  
 General 74 (7.2) 122 (11.4)  
 Other 44 (4.3) 33 (3.1)  
 Missing 56 (5.1) 73 (6.4)  
Surgeon’s experiencec    0.75
  ≤ 3 years 141 (14.3) 157 (14.9)  
  > 3 years 842 (85.7) 900 (85.1)  
 Missing 107 (9.8) 83 (7.3)  
Operating timed (min.) 60 (1) 63 (1) 0.003
  1. aNumber of patients in group
  2. bTest for equal distribution in both groups (Student’s T-test for operating time, Chi square test for all other parameters)
  3. cn (%)
  4. dMean (standard error)