Fracture of distal end of radius and ulna

Known as: fractures wrist, fractured wrists, fracture of wrist 
Traumatic injury to the wrist joint in which the continuity of a wrist bone is broken. Symptoms include wrist pain, swelling, and deformity of wrist.
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2011
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2011
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence and incidence of clinical fractures in obese, postmenopausal women enrolled in the Global… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Older patients who experience a fragility fracture are at high risk of future fractures but are rarely tested or… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Few economic or quality-of-life studies have investigated the long-term consequences of fragility… (More)
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2005
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2005
This prospective observational data collection study assessed the cost and quality of life related to hip, vertebral and wrist… (More)
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2005
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2005
UNLABELLED A worldwide epidemic of hip fractures has been predicted. Time trends in BMD testing, bone-sparing medications and hip… (More)
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2003
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2003
The distal radius is an important site for the early detection of patients at risk for fracture. Since measuring bone strength in… (More)
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2001
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2001
Trabecular bone microarchitecture and bone mineral density (BMD) are two main factors related to osteoporotic fractures… (More)
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1999
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1999
Although vertebral deformities are known to predict future vertebral deformities, little is known about their ability to predict… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that alendronate can increase bone mineral density (BMD) and prevent radiographically… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To determine whether measurement of hip and spine bone mass by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) predicts fractures in… (More)
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