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UNLABELLED The objective of this study was to describe the risk of fragility-related fractures in the 2 years following teriparatide initiation. In an administrative claims analysis of over 11,407 patients, approximately one in eight patients had a new or recurrent fragility-related fracture in the 2 years following teriparatide initiation. INTRODUCTION(More)
UNLABELLED Patient characteristics contributing to imminent risk for fracture, defined as risk of near-term fracture within the next 12 to 24 months, have not been well defined. In patients without recent fracture, we identified factors predicting imminent risk for vertebral/nonvertebral fracture, including falls, age, comorbidities, and other potential(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of combined debridement, bone graft and articular cavity sealing using synovium in the treatment of metaphyseal osteomyelitis involving the knee joint. Eleven patients with metaphyseal osteomyelitis, which involved femurs in 4 patients and tibiae in 7, were included. The patients received a novel(More)
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