Enhancement of hip fracture healing in the elderly: Evidence deriving from a pilot randomized trial.

@article{Kanakaris2015EnhancementOH,
  title={Enhancement of hip fracture healing in the elderly: Evidence deriving from a pilot randomized trial.},
  author={Nikolaos K Kanakaris and Robert B. West and Peter V Giannoudis},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          1425-8
        }
}
Enhancement of healing of osteoporotic fractures remains a significant objective of contemporary clinical care. Aiming to produce preliminary clinical evidence on the effect of antiosteoporotic drugs on the process of fragility fracture healing, a pilot prospective randomized assessor-blinded trial was performed. The tested hypothesis was that it is possible to accelerate the healing of hip fractures in the presence of osteoporosis with the administration of therapeutic agents. However… CONTINUE READING
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