Clinical characteristics and long-term mortality of occult hip fracture elderly patients.


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Occult hip fractures (OHF) occur in a minute population of patients. Diagnosis is made via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or alternatively via bone scan. Very little is known about the clinical characteristics of OHF patients. Our aim was to characterize the clinical and long-term survival of OHF in elderly patients and to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2009.08.017


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