The incidence of and risk factors for developing atypical femoral fractures in Japan

  title={The incidence of and risk factors for developing atypical femoral fractures in Japan},
  author={Yoshitomo Saita and Muneaki Ishijima and Atsuhiko Mogami and Mitsuaki Kubota and Tomonori Baba and Takefumi Kaketa and Masashi Nagao and Yuko Sakamoto and Kensuke Sakai and Yasuhiro Homma and Rui Kato and Nana Nagura and Kei Miyagawa and Tomoki Wada and Lizu Liu and Joe Matsuoka and Osamu Obayashi and Katsuo Shitoto and Masahiko Nozawa and Hajime Kajihara and Hogaku Gen and Kazuo Kaneko},
  journal={Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism},
The long-term treatment with anti-resorptive drugs for osteoporotic patients is suggested to be associated with an increase in atypical femoral fractures (AFFs). However, their incidence, patient characteristics, and risk factors have not been fully elucidated especially in Asian countries. This retrospective observational cohort study found fourteen AFFs in ten patients (four bilateral fractures) among 2,238 hip and femoral shaft fractures treated in our associated hospitals between 2005 and… CONTINUE READING


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