Fracture rates and risk factors for fractures in patients with spinal cord injury

@article{Vestergaard1998FractureRA,
  title={Fracture rates and risk factors for fractures in patients with spinal cord injury},
  author={Peter Vestergaard and Klaus Krogh and Lars Rejnmark and Leif Mosekilde},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={1998},
  volume={36},
  pages={790-796}
}
Aim: To study fracture rates and risk factors for fractures in patients with spinal cord injuries. Material and methods: A self-administered questionnaire was mailed to 646 members of the Danish Paraplegic Association and 1000 randomly selected normal controls. 438 patients (309 males, 129 females, 67.8%) and 654 controls (332 males, 322 females, 65.4%) returned the questionnaire. Median age in patients was 42, range 10–80 years, and in controls 43, range 19–93 years (2p=0.25). Results: The… CONTINUE READING

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