Possible Predisposing Factors for the Second Hip Fracture

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Among 1685 patients who sustained a hip fracture at the island of Crete (Greece) in a 4-year period we found 106 patients with bilateral noncontemporary hip fractures. Pathologic hip fractures and fractures that emerged from high energy trauma were excluded. To investigate the possible factors predisposing to the later fracture in the sound hip, we studied… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002239900446

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