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Spinal Fractures

Known as: Spinal Fractures [Disease/Finding], Vertebral fractures, Fracture, Spinal 
Traumatic or pathological injury to the spine in which the continuity of a vertebral bone is broken. Symptoms include back pain and difficulty… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Vertebroplasty has become a common treatment for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures, but there is limited… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT There are few data on long-term mortality following osteoporotic fracture and fewer following subsequent fracture… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
We often want to compare two estimates of the same quantity derived from separate analyses. Thus we might want to compare the… 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
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Once-daily injections of parathyroid hormone or its amino-terminal fragments increase bone formation and bone mass… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Vertebral fractures significantly increase lifetime risk of future fractures, but risk of further vertebral fractures in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Numerous studies have reported increased risks of hip, spine, and other fractures among people who had previous clinically… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Alendronate sodium reduces fracture risk in postmenopausal women who have vertebral fractures, but its effects on… 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
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To determine the independent contributions of bone mass and existing fractures as predictors of the risk for new… Expand
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