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epidemiology of hip fractures

Epidemiology of Hip Fractures. Kannus P, Parkkari J, Sievänen H, Heinonen A, Vuori I, Järvinen M. Accident & Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland. Bone.  1996 Jan; 18(1): 57S-63S Abstract: There were an estimated 1.66 million hip fractures world-wide in 1990. According to the epidemiologic projections, this worldwide annual number will rise to 6.26 million by the year 2050. This …

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treatment of femoral neck fractures in young adults

Instr Course Lect. 2009;58:69-81. Treatment of femoral neck fractures in young adults. Ly TV, Swiontkowski MF. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Abstract: Femoral neck fractures in physiologically young adults, which often result from high-energy trauma, are less common than intracapsular femoral neck fractures in elderly patients. They are associated with higher …

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