High Incidence of Undiagnosed Cervical Myelopathy in Patients With Hip Fracture Compared With Controls

@article{Radcliff2016HighIO,
  title={High Incidence of Undiagnosed Cervical Myelopathy in Patients With Hip Fracture Compared With Controls},
  author={K. Radcliff and Edward P. Curry and Roman Trimba and J. B. Walker and J. Purtill and M. Austin and J. Parvizi and A. Vaccaro and A. Hilibrand and T. Albert},
  journal={Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={189–193}
}
Objectives: To identify the incidence of undiagnosed cervical myelopathy in patients who fall and develop hip fractures compared with age-matched controls. Design: Prospective, case–control study. Setting: University level 1 Trauma Center. Patients/Participants: Consecutive patients who presented with hip fractures after a fall. A total of 159 patients were screened; 66 patients (38 arthroplasty, 28 fracture) were eligible for enrollment in the study. Exclusion criteria included cognitive… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
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ConditionsMyelopathy, Spinal Cord Diseases
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