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Risk Factors of Hougaard and Thomsen for Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head After Traumatic Posterior Dislocation of the Hip

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Hougaard and Thomsen identified risk factors for avascular necrosis of the femoral head occurring after traumatic posterior dislocation of the hip. These can help identify a patient who may require more aggressive management or closer monitoring after injury. The authors are from Odense University Hospital in Denmark.

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