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2,184 Possible Causes for Hip Fracture

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Hip fractures in the young, healthy population are rare and often the result of high-energy trauma.[] Hip fractures in the young are exceedingly rare and are usually seen in instances of high energy trauma or metabolically altered bone states.[] Supplementation with vitamin D and calcium has lowered the risk of hip fracture ( 2 ).[]

  • Fracture

    Clinical outcome data on consecutive hip fracture patients seen in 12 months pre-intervention were then compared with the post-intervention group.[] As the U.S. population gets older, the number of hip fractures is likely to go up.[] Fracture Program.[]

  • Osteoporosis

    However, hip protectors may slightly increase the small risk of pelvic fractures.[] hip fracture.[] […] of hip protectors on pelvic fractures and the evidence was therefore assessed as low quality.[]

  • Delirium

    PARTICIPANTS: 114 elderly individuals who were above 65 years of age, who underwent surgery for a fractured hip.[] PARTICIPANTS: Seventy‐six participants aged 75 and older admitted for surgical repair of acute hip fracture.[] Correlation with the Barthel Index was -0.26 (p or 0.05) in the geriatric medicine patients and -0.55 (p or 0.001) in the hip fracture patients.[]

  • Femoral Neck Fracture

    We present the case of an 86-year-old woman, a community ambulator, who sustained a displaced right intertrochanteric hip fracture during a fall.[] Despite apparent appropriate technique, the patient sustained a left sub-trochanteric hip fracture while shifting in bed in the postoperative care unit and was taken back[] Each of these fractures occur at a different location in the hip... and each is treated differently. How is a Broken Hip (Hip Fracture) diagnosed?[]

  • Hip Fracture

    Hip fracture is a global problem. Thousands of hip fractures are reported in countries all over the globe.[] However, hip protectors may slightly increase the small risk of pelvic fractures.[] Patients with hip fracture typically present to the emergency department or their physician's office after a fall.[]

  • Senile Osteoporosis

    hip fractures.[] […] in mortality) of ZOL in older persons with recent hip fractures.[] This difference may explain why the female/male ratio is 2:1 for hip fractures but 8:1 for vertebral fractures.[]

  • Internal Joint Prosthesis Broken

    Femoral Neck Fractures The femoral neck is the most common location for a hip fracture, accounting for 45% to 53% of hip fractures.[] Repairing a Fractured Hip Hip joints are repaired when the fracture is not too severe.[] A broken hip is the common term for a fractured neck of femur, a fracture of the upper thigh bone near the hip joint.[]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    Increased mortality is one of many consequences of osteoporotic vertebral fractures; however, unlike hip fractures, only one-third of vertebral fractures receive clinical[] More frequent than hip fractures, vertebral compression fractures can often result in prolonged disability.[] […] years showed that both hip and clinical vertebral fractures were associated with significant increases in mortality.[]

  • Pelvic Fracture

    Hip and pelvic fractures occur most commonly in people older than age 60 as a result of falls.[] Most of these patients are elderly and suffer the fracture in the context of a fall. C. History Part III: Competing diagnoses that can mimic hip or pelvic fracture.[] […] study show that mortality rates at one year appear comparable (27% in pelvic fractures and 33% in hip fractures).[]

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