Hip fractures in the elderly in Israel-possible impact of preventable conditions.


In the present study we evaluated the possible contribution of different factors to the occurrence of hip fractures in Israel. We assessed medical history, physical activity, body mass index, smoking status, bone turnover markers and calcium regulating hormones levels of 142 consecutive elderly hip fracture patients (HFP), and compared them to 96 community… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2008.01.003