Fracture of lower leg

Known as: lower limb fractures, fracture legs, broken leg 
A traumatic break in one or more of the bones in the hip, thigh, leg, or foot.
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Several recent studies suggest that obesity may be a risk factor for fracture. The aim of this study was to investigate the… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND The bone remodeling sequence after bone fracture changes the concentrations of biochemical bone markers, but the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED This study evaluated factors influencing fracture (n = 197) and osteotomy (n = 200) healing in children with moderate… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED Using magnetic resonance imaging, men with spinal cord injury (n = 10) were found to have fewer trabeculae that were… (More)
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2004
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of lower limb fractures in the United Kingdom and assess the relative importance of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Deep-vein thrombosis is a well-recognized complication after trauma to the legs and subsequent immobilization, but… (More)
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2002
2002
Intramedullary nailing is probably the best method of treating long bone fractures in the lower limb. The operation is guided by… (More)
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2000
2000
Low testosterone has been associated with hip fracture in men in some studies. However, data on other hormonal parameters and… (More)
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1993
1993
To determine functional outcomes after lower extremity fracture (LEF), a prospective follow-up study of patients admitted to… (More)
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1988
1988
Two hundred forty consecutive patients admitted for operative treatment of an open fracture of the arm or leg were followed up… (More)
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