Mortality and major morbidity after hip fracture surgery and Anesthesia

This retrospective analysis doesn’t prove causality but findings were in keeping with prior work.

Spinal anesthesia was weakly associated with a lower 90-day mortality following hip fracture surgery, and also associated with improved morbidity evidenced by a lower rate of pulmonary embolism and major blood loss and a shorter hospital length of stay.


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