Risk and adverse outcomes of fractures in patients with liver cirrhosis: two nationwide retrospective cohort studies

@inproceedings{Chen2017RiskAA,
  title={Risk and adverse outcomes of fractures in patients with liver cirrhosis: two nationwide retrospective cohort studies},
  author={Tongxin Chen and Chao-Shun Lin and Chun-Chuan Shih and Yufeng Huang and Chun Chieh Yeh and Chih-Hsing Wu and Y G Cherng and Chien-Chang Liao},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate fracture risk and post-fracture outcomes in patients with and without liver cirrhosis (LC). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study and nested fracture cohort study. SETTING This study was based on Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database that included information on: (1) 3941 patients aged 20 years and older newly diagnosed with LC between 2000 and 2003; (2) 688290 hospitalised fracture patients aged 20 years and older between 2006 and… CONTINUE READING

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