Hip Fracture Epidemiology in Greece During 1977–1992

  title={Hip Fracture Epidemiology in Greece During 1977–1992},
  author={Ioanna N. Paspati and Antonis Galanos and George P. Lyritis},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
Hip fracture, the most dramatic complication of osteoporosis, constitutes a serious health problem of the elderly, with great socioeconomic consequences. Hip fracture epidemiology has been studied by many investigators. Until now, reported studies in Greece include either data from only one region, or they do not include all the epidemiological parameters concerning hip fractures. We studied hip fractures that occurred in Greece in 1992 and compared the findings with those of previous years… CONTINUE READING

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