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Characteristics Of Hip Fracture Patients With And Without Previous Minimal Trauma Fractures: Are We Missing Secondary Prevention?

Haque, A; Paramadhathil, A; Srikusalanukul, Wichat; Fisher, Alexander


Introduction: Minimal trauma fracture (MTF) is a recognized risk factor for subsequent fractures including hip fractures (HF).1 Antiosteoporotic treatment is recommended for secondary bone fracture prevention, but data on its use and efficacy are limited and controversial.2, 3 Aims: To evaluate the incidence of MTF prior to the hip fracture (HF), and compare main parameters of mineral and bone metabolism in patients with and without prior MTF in regard to antiosteoporotic treatment...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Conference paper
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/imj.8_13112
Access Rights: Free Access via publisher website


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