Hip fracture is a significant public health issue, with up to 75,000 cases presenting per year at an annual cost of approximately £2 billion in the UK . Globally there are over 1.5 million femoral neck fractures with 740,000 deaths, with this figure rising to 3.9 million by 2050 [2,3]. The increasing ageing population dictates that the burden of this condition is only set to rise to 100,000 in the UK annually by 2033 , risk stratification and operative planning will be essential to avoid the burden of complications from unsuitable patient selection, the revision rate from hip hemiarthroplasty has been reported to be as high as 20% at 9 years follow up .
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