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Hip Fractures

Known as: HIP FRACTURE, broken hips, fractured hip 
Traumatic or pathological injury to the hip in which the continuity of either the femoral head, femoral neck, intertrochanteric or subtrochanteric… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The radiological assessment of muscle properties—size, mass, density (also termed radiodensity), composition, and adipose tissue… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may interfere with calcium absorption through induction of hypochlorhydria but they also… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Hip fractures are recognized to be a major public health problem in many Western nations, most notably those in North America… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Despite decades of accumulated observational evidence, the balance of risks and benefits for hormone use in healthy… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Bone mass declines and the risk of fractures increases as people age, especially as women pass through the menopause. Hip… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE--To study the mortality and morbidity associated with proximal femoral fractures with reference to fracture type… Expand
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