Rib Fractures

Known as: Fracture of Rib, broken rib, RIB, FRACTURE 
A traumatic or pathologic injury to the rib in which the continuity of the rib is broken.
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2008
2008
Rib fractures may be dismissed as clinically insignificant, or of secondary importance in a patient presenting with other serious… (More)
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2008
2008
Rib fractures (RF) are noted in 4 to 12 per cent of trauma admissions. To define RF risks at a Level 1 trauma center… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND We hypothesized that the number of rib fractures independently impacted patient pulmonary morbidity and mortality… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Recent studies have demonstrated increased morbidity in elderly patients with rib fractures after blunt trauma. As a… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND We sought to ascertain the extent to which advanced age influences the morbidity and mortality after rib fractures… (More)
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2000
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2000
The prevalence of osteopenia among patients with inflammatory bowel disease ranges from 40% to 50%, and frank osteoporosis is… (More)
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1997
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1997
PURPOSE To describe a technique for percutaneous vertebroplasty of osteoporotic vertebral body compression fractures and to… (More)
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1994
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1994
The incidence of rib fractures secondary to trauma has not been clearly reported. Of the 7147 patients seen by our trauma service… (More)
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1992
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1992
The authors compared self-reports of non-spine fractures in a cohort of elderly white women with radiologic reports and medical… (More)
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1984
1984
Rib fractures have occasionally been described in children receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Because child abuse is… (More)
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