Author: Łukasz Kołodziej

  • Department of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Orthopaedic Oncology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

September 15, 2022

The impact of preoperative cardiology consultation on the surgical treatment of patients with proximal femur fractures

Introduction. Proximal femur fractures are a common problem in the geriatric population. Moreover, due to numerous comorbidities, the choice of the appropriate form of treatment requires a cardiology consultation. Aim. Therefore, the aim of this study is to analyze whether these consultations have a significant impact on the treatment of patients with proximal femoral fractures. Materials and methods. A total […]
June 21, 2022

Do people with overweight have bigger bones? Body mass index (BMI) and the size of the femoral head

Introduction. The study checked whether there is a relationship between an easily accessible parameter like Body mass index BMI and the diameter of the femoral head. Material and methods. the data of 47 consecutively surgically treated patients from the Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Oncology of the Motor Mechanism of the Pomeranian Medical University who underwent total hip arthroplasty were analyzed. Patients […]