|Study: Low hip bone mineral density not associated with fixation failure for ...|
In patients with femoral neck fracture who are treated with internal fixation, researchers found no association between low hip bone mineral density and fixation failure, according to results of a recently published study. Researchers performed a dual ...
Healio - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:30
|Treating and Preventing Stress Fractures In Runners|
1. The Piriformis Muscle. The piriformis muscle (white arrow) creates a compressive force that protects the femoral neck from stress fractures while running (black arrows). View Larger Image. 2. Strengthening Exercises. View Larger Image. 3. IT Band/Femur.
velonews.competitor.com - Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:56
|IOF-IFCC study summarizes fracture prediction strength of reference bone ...|
These gradients of risk are substantially lower than those reported for the use of femoral neck BMD in the prediction of fracture. Professor John A. Kanis, IOF President and report author said, "More studies are required to better evaluate the ...
Science Codex - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:41
|Anatomy 101: The thigh|
Although the femur is the heaviest bone of the body, it remains a common site of fractures. At the top of the femur is a rounded region (head of the femur) that fits securely into the hip. Extending from this head of the femur is a narrow shaft (neck ...
The Southern - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:56
|Parkinsonism a Major Mortality Risk Factor in Schizophrenia|
Among 21 diseases with increased prevalence among the study population compared with control patients, odds ratios (ORs) ranged from 5.3 for fracture of the femur neck to 1.3 for asthma. "T2DM was the most common disproportionally increased physical ...
Medscape - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:35
|Executed Vikings were inexperienced raiders who oozed smelly pus, say ...|
The individuals are thought to have been executed at the graveside and stripped of their clothes, with defence wounds on their hands, arms and skulls and injuries to their necks and shoulders suggesting a bloodbath in which several blows were required ...
Culture24 - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:02
|Lower-Extremity Rehab for Geriatric Population Focus of Live Seminar|
The course description notes that the course will provide an extensive look at underlying pathology and specific diagnoses, including intracapsular versus extracapsular femoral neck fractures. In addition, postsurgical complications, solutions, and ...
Physical Therapy Products - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:26
|Radius enters the IPO circle, seeks $86M for bone anabolic|
Investigators also are assessing bone mineral density of lumbar spine, hip and femoral neck and nonvertebral fractures in both arms at the end of treatment, according to Cortellis CTI. Provided the findings are positive, Radius indicated in its filing ...
BioWorld Online - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:07