Authors analyzed the records of 891,864 elders with Medicare insurance from 2005 to 2014 to recognize and examine the incidences of fragility fractures among the general population, cases with surgically treated cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), and candidates with CSM not surgically treated. They observed fragility fractures as a significant root of morbidity and mortality in elder participants and association of CSM with increased rates of fragility fractures although surgical management of CSM could be a measure.

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