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Osteoporosis is a " progressive skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration, with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture ". 1 The clinical relevance of osteoporo-sis is the resulting fractures that occur in the weakened bone – the so-called fragility fractures. Although managing the(More)
Osteoporosis is characterized by a decreased bone mass and an increased bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture. Patients with a fragility fracture at any site have an increased risk of sustaining future fractures. Orthopedic surgeons manage most of these fractures and are often the only physician seen by the patient. Mounting evidence that orthopedic(More)
BACKGROUND Approximately 10% of patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee have unicompartmental OA confined to the patellofemoral joint (PFJ). The main surgical options are total knee replacement (TKR) and PFJ replacement (PFJR). PFJR has a number of advantages over TKR, including being less invasive, preserving the unaffected parts of the knee,(More)
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