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Sarcopenia is more prevalent in men than in women after hip fracture: a cross-sectional study of 591 inpatients.
Our aim was to compare the prevalence of sarcopenia in men and women with hip fracture. We studied 591 of 630 hip fracture inpatients consecutively admitted to our Rehabilitation ward. All theExpand
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Handgrip strength but not appendicular lean mass is an independent predictor of functional outcome in hip-fracture women: a short-term prospective study.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the contribution of muscle mass and handgrip strength in predicting the functional outcome after hip fracture in women. DESIGN Observational study. SETTING RehabilitationExpand
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Which type of exercise therapy is effective after hip arthroplasty? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
BACKGROUND Early multidisciplinary rehabilitation can improve the recovery after total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, optimal exercise therapy has not been defined. We aimed to answer the question:Expand
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A single postdischarge telephone call by an occupational therapist does not reduce the risk of falling in women after hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Post-discharge telephone calls to reinforce targeted recommendations for fall prevention have scarcely been investigated in hip-fracture survivors. AIM To assess the effectiveness of aExpand
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Handgrip Strength is an Independent Predictor of Functional Outcome in Hip-Fracture Women
AbstractThe objective of this study was to investigate the contribution of handgrip strength in predicting the functional outcome after hip fracture in women.We prospectively investigated white womenExpand
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Presarcopenia and sarcopenia in hip-fracture women: prevalence and association with ability to function in activities of daily living
Background and aimsSarcopenia staging systems have been proposed, but little is known on their application in hip-fracture patients. Our aim was to assess the prevalence of presarcopenia andExpand
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Men Recover Ability to Function Less Than Women Do: An Observational Study of 1094 Subjects After Hip Fracture
Objective The aim of this study was to investigate the association between sex and functional outcome after acute inpatient rehabilitation in hip-fracture patients. Design We investigated 1094 ofExpand
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Appendicular lean mass does not mediate the significant association between vitamin D status and functional outcome in hip-fracture women.
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether muscle mass mediates the significant association between vitamin D status and functional recovery after hip fracture in women. DESIGN Observational study. SETTINGExpand
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Concomitant Upper Limb Fractures and Short-Term Functional Recovery in Hip Fracture Patients: Does the Site of Upper Limb Injury Matter?
Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate functional recovery in a subgroup of hip fracture patients who sustained a simultaneous fracture at the upper limb, taking into account the site ofExpand
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Low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are associated with the occurrence of concomitant upper limb fractures in older women who sustain a fall-related fracture of the hip.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and the occurrence of simultaneous fractures of the upper limb in older women who sustain a fall-related fractureExpand
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