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Use MIS for hip fractures if it is right for the patient, not to shorten hospital stays

Source: Healio

In the literature, minimally invasive surgery for hip fractures has been shown to possibly reduce by several days the length of a patient’s hospital stay, as well as reduce blood loss and soft tissue damage vs. open procedures, but this topic is controversial and there are differences in opinion about when hip fractures should be treated with a minimally invasive technique.

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