Alessandro Scialdoni

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INTRODUCTION We aimed to assess the incidence and hospitalization rate of hip and "minor" fragility fractures in the Italian population. METHODS We carried out a 3-year survey at 10 major Italian emergency departments to evaluate the hospitalization rate of hip, forearm, humeral, ankle, and vertebral fragility fractures in people 45 years or older between(More)
Introduction There are several factors influencing the fracture healing process, the most important being age and bone quality. Cellular and molecular alterations that can be found in elderly patients make the healing process difficult, and may lead to complications such as pseudoarthro-sis or delayed non-union. In the same way, in altered bone metabolism(More)
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