Hip Fractures

Known as: broken hips, fractured hip, Hip Fractures [Disease/Finding] 
Traumatic or pathological injury to the hip in which the continuity of either the femoral head, femoral neck, intertrochanteric or subtrochanteric… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody to the receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand (RANKL) that… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT There are few data on long-term mortality following osteoporotic fracture and fewer following subsequent fracture… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Mortality is increased after a hip fracture, and strategies that improve outcomes are needed. METHODS In this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The efficacy of calcium with vitamin D supplementation for preventing hip and other fractures in healthy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
UNLABELLED The relationship between BMD and fracture risk was estimated in a meta-analysis of data from 12 cohort studies of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Risedronate increases bone mineral density in elderly women, but whether it prevents hip fracture is not known… (More)
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Highly Cited
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
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Women with low bone density in the radius or calcaneus are at increased risk of hip fracture. To see whether bone density of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Hip fractures are recognized to be a major public health problem in many Western nations, most notably those in North America… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Hypovitaminosis D and a low calcium intake contribute to increased parathyroid function in elderly persons. Calcium… (More)
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