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The role of joint replacement for fractures continues to expand.
Old hat now is hemiarthroplasty for neck of femur fractures. Initially a prosthesis designed by Austin Moore in the 1940’s was the first off the shelf body replacement part in the world. Now, the more common approach is to do a bipolar or even a total hip replacement, the arguments are about surgical approaches that modify the risk required ratio.
The team at Ballarat OSM have been out supporting Ballarat Basketball this week and providing Sports Medicine coverage at the Australian under 14 national club