Surgical approach to fragility fractures: problems and perspectives.

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The frequency of osteoporosis is constantly increasing all over the world. This pathology generates several problems, mostly due to fragility fractures, the worst consequence of impaired bone quality. Osteoporotic fractures often cause disability and loss of independence, partly because fracture fixation is not always easy and durable. So orthopedic… (More)

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@article{Tarantino2007SurgicalAT, title={Surgical approach to fragility fractures: problems and perspectives.}, author={Umberto Tarantino and G. Cannat{\'a} and Irene Cerocchi and Domenico Lecce and Riccardo Iundusi and Monica Celi}, journal={Aging clinical and experimental research}, year={2007}, volume={19 4 Suppl}, pages={12-21} }