Fractures after myelopathy: the risk quantified.


Fractures of the lower extremities have been recognized as a complication of paralysis with myelopathy due to spinal cord injury and impairment (SCI), but the risk has not been quantified and the effect of age, a correlate of predisposing osteoporosis, has not been documented. A long term follow-up review of patients with SCI was conducted to answer these… (More)


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@article{Frisbie1997FracturesAM, title={Fractures after myelopathy: the risk quantified.}, author={James H. Frisbie}, journal={The journal of spinal cord medicine}, year={1997}, volume={20 1}, pages={66-9} }