Pathological fracture

Known as: Fractures, Pathological, Pathologic Fractures, Fractures, Spontaneous 
Fractures occurring as a result of disease of a bone or from some undiscoverable cause, and not due to trauma. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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2011
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2011
BACKGROUND Bone metastases are a major burden in men with advanced prostate cancer. We compared denosumab, a human monoclonal… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Data from randomized, controlled trials of zoledronic acid were retrospectively analyzed to assess the effect of… (More)
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2006
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2006
Adult bones have a notable regenerative capacity. Over 40 years ago, an intrinsic activity capable of initiating this reparative… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVES To evaluate postoperative medical complications and the association between these complications and mortality at 30… (More)
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2003
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2003
New plating techniques, such as non-contact plates, have been introduced in acknowledgment of the importance of biological… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Inhibitors of hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase (statins) increase new bone formation in rodents and in human… (More)
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1999
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1999
Using the data resources of the Rochester Epidemiology Project, we carried out a descriptive study of fracture incidence among… (More)
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1992
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1992
Odontoid fractures, especially unstable type II fractures have a poor prognosis in respect to healing. Therefore, operative… (More)
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1989
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1989
A weighted scoring system is proposed to quantify the risk of sustaining a pathologic fracture through a metastatic lesion in a… (More)
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1984
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1984
Titanium implants, with an acid-etched surface, were screwed into holes 3 mm in diameter, about 1 cm apart, carefully prepared… (More)
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