Hip fracture incidence in central norway: a followup study.

  title={Hip fracture incidence in central norway: a followup study.},
  author={Vilhjalmur Finsen and Lars G. Johnsen and Gerd Tran\o and Bj\orn Frode Hansen and Kathrin S\orensen Sneve},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Studies in the 1980s, including one from central Norway, in most cases showed that the incidence of hip fractures was increasing. In the 1990s, however, studies from Sweden and the United States indicated that the increase may have stopped. We report the current incidence of hip fractures in subjects in central Norway and compare it with that previously reported. The number of cervical and trochanteric fractures in a defined region of Central Norway in 1992 to 1993 and in 1997 to 1998 was found… CONTINUE READING

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