International Orthopaedics

, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 967–968 | Cite as

Response to “Comments on mortality and cardiorespiratory complications in trochanteric femoral fractures: a ten year retrospective analysis”

  • Juliane Carow
  • John Bennet Carow
  • Mark Coburn
  • Bong-Sung Kim
  • Benjamin Bücking
  • Christopher Bliemel
  • Leo Cornelius Bollheimer
  • Cornelius Johannes Werner
  • Jan Philipp Bach
  • Matthias Knobe
Letter to the Editor
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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

Ethics committee of the RWTH Aachen University Hospital, ethics approval EK 210/11.

Informed consent

Each author certifies that his or her institution approved the human protocol for this investigation, that all investigations were conducted in conformity with the ethical principles of research, and that informed consent for participation in the study was obtained.

All authors have been actively involved in the planning and enactment of the study, and have also assisted with the preparation of the submitted article. All co-authors have seen and agree with the contents of the manuscript and believe that the manuscript represents honest work. We certify that the submission is original work and is not under review at any other publication.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juliane Carow
    • 1
  • John Bennet Carow
    • 1
  • Mark Coburn
    • 2
  • Bong-Sung Kim
    • 3
  • Benjamin Bücking
    • 4
  • Christopher Bliemel
    • 4
  • Leo Cornelius Bollheimer
    • 5
  • Cornelius Johannes Werner
    • 6
  • Jan Philipp Bach
    • 6
  • Matthias Knobe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic TraumaRWTH Aachen University HospitalAachenGermany
  2. 2.Department of AnaesthesiologyRWTH Aachen University HospitalAachenGermany
  3. 3.Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Burn CentreRWTH Aachen University HospitalAachenGermany
  4. 4.Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity Hospital Gießen and Marburg GmbHMarburgGermany
  5. 5.Department of Geriatric MedicineRWTH Aachen University HospitalAachenGermany
  6. 6.Department of Neurology, Section of Interdisciplinary Geriatric MedicineRWTH Aachen University HospitalAachenGermany

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