Long-term survival and fracture risk after hip fracture: a 22-year follow-up in women.

@article{Friesendorff2008LongtermSA,
  title={Long-term survival and fracture risk after hip fracture: a 22-year follow-up in women.},
  author={My von Friesendorff and Jack Besjakov and Kristina E {\AA}kesson},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={1832-41}
}
Hip fracture is associated with high early mortality. Little is known about long-term survival and subsequent fracture risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate survival and fracture risk after hip fracture in women at different ages. All women suffering a hip fracture during 1984-1985 in Malmö, Sweden, were identified (n = 766) and followed up to 22 yr… CONTINUE READING