• Vol. 46 No. 3
  • 15 March 2017

Too Old for Surgery? Outcomes of Hip Fracture Surgery in Centenarians

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Advancement in healthcare has significantly improved overall life expectancy and it comes as no surprise that centenarians (individuals aged 100 years and above) are projected to increase by 17 fold to 3.2 million by the year 2050. Ranked fourth in longest life expectancy, Singapore has already seen a 3-fold increase in 2010 to 724 centenarians just within a decade.

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