Optimization of transdisciplinary management of elderly with femur proximal extremity fracture: A patient-tailored plan from orthopaedics to rehabilitation
Alessandro de Sire, Antonio Ammendolia, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Catanzaro “Magna Graecia,” Catanzaro 88100, Italy
Marco Invernizzi, Alessio Baricich, Lorenzo Lippi, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Health Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara 28100, Italy
Marco Invernizzi, Infrastruttura Ricerca Formazione Innovazione, Azienda Ospedaliera SS. Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo, Alessandria 15121, Italy
Federico Alberto Grassi, Massimiliano Leigheb, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara 28100, Italy
Author contributions: de Sire A and Leigheb M contributed to study design and conceptualization; Lippi L contributed to database searching; de Sire A and Lippi L contributed to data synthesis and interpretation; de Sire A contributed to manuscript drafting; Leigheb M contributed to critical revision; Invernizzi M, Baricich A, Lippi L, Ammendolia A and Grassi FA contributed to visualization; Leigheb M contributed to study supervision and study submission; All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose.
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Corresponding author: Massimiliano Leigheb, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Chief Doctor, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Piemonte Orientale, Via Solaroli 17, Novara 28100, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: March 23, 2021
Peer-review started: March 23, 2021
First decision: May 3, 2021
Revised: May 6, 2021
Accepted: June 4, 2021
Article in press: June 4, 2021
Published online: July 18, 2021