Peripheral arterial disease increases the risk of subsequent hip fracture in older men: the Health in Men Study


The aim of the present study was to assess whether peripheral arterial disease is associated with an increased risk of hip fracture in a cohort of 12,094 older men. There was no association between claudication and hip fracture, but there was a significant association with an ankle brachial index (ABI) <0.9. It is uncertain whether peripheral arterial… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-012-2218-0


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