Changes in number and incidence of hip fractures over 12 years in France.

@article{Briot2015ChangesIN,
  title={Changes in number and incidence of hip fractures over 12 years in France.},
  author={Karine Briot and Milka Maravic and Christian Roux},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2015},
  volume={81},
  pages={131-137}
}
The incidence of hip fractures decreased in France in both genders, especially in the elderly, from 2002 to 2008, in parallel with availability of bone densitometry and effective anti-osteoporotic treatments. However prescriptions of these treatments are decreasing, since 2008, and recent studies show declining of osteoporosis management after fragility fractures. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of hip fractures in men and women aged 60 years and over, from 2002 to 2013 in… CONTINUE READING

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