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,
Donor site complications following anterior iliac crest bone graft for treatment of distal radius fractures
Researchers retrospectively studied patients treated in a single level I trauma center with surgical treatment for distal radius fracture with iliac
New research has found evidence of an association between cataracts and increased risks of osteoporosis and fractures. The work, “Association Between Cataract and Risks of Osteoporosis and Fracture: A Nationwide Cohort Study,” appears in the October 3, 2018 edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
In a study of 3,956 Caucasian women aged ≥ 65 years researchers found that having one fracture significantly increases a patient’s risk of fractures in other locations.
New research from Canada (unpublished) has found that men had a 3x higher risk of a secondary fracture within one year of a first fracture compared to those who did not, while the risk for women with a prior fracture was only 1.8x higher compared to women without one.