Higher than expected incidence of femoral neck shortening seen among young ...
A regression analysis revealed fixation implant and the initial displacement were independently associated with femoral neck shortening. After adjustment for initial fracture displacement, investigators found cases treated with a sliding hip screw ...
Healio - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:36

Competing with Osteoporosis
The World Health Organization concluded that 9 percent of adults in this age bracket had osteoporosis of the femur (thigh bone), neck, or lumbar spine. In addition, many people with low bone density remain undiagnosed. Early stages of age-related bone ...
U.S. Masters Swimming - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:30

Mother, son tell story of survival after SUV flips, pair spend night in creek
He had a concussion, a cut above his eye and a fractured facial bone, but no other major injuries. Rick is still unable to walk due to a crushed right ankle, a fractured left ankle, tibia, fibula and a broken right femur. She gets daily therapy and ...
WLWT Cincinnati - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:53

Fracture Was Hard to Predict in Some Postmenopausal Women
This tool looks at past bone breaks, smoking status, arthritis and the bone mineral density of the femoral neck. The femoral neck is the piece of bone that connects the thigh bone to the hip. It is a particulary fragile area where fractures often occur ...
dailyRx - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:52

VerdictSearch: Jury Agrees Firing of Nurses' Aide Was Justified
Neimann claimed neck and back sprains and strains that were either new or, in the alternative, aggravations of preexisting conditions. ... A motorcyclist who fractured his femur and tibia in a crash with two other vehicles recovered $57,388 on Sept. 16.
Texas Lawyer - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:18

Daily Log: 10-27
Accidental, medical complications following fractures of right femur and tibia; deceased fell in nursing home. Michael Froelich, 25, of Cecil, ... Accidental, blunt head and neck trauma; deceased fell in assisted living home. Marcus Osley, 28, of ...
Toledo Blade - Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:56

Mason Co. man blames 7-Eleven for fall in icy parking lot
According to the complaint, Joseph Milanese was at the 7-Eleven on Lens Creek Road in Hernshaw on March 5, when he slipped on ice and snow that had accumulated in the parking lot and fell, sustaining injuries including a displaced femoral neck fracture.
West Virginia Record - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:56

Seven important items from OTA
... among young patients after fracture fixation. TAMPA, Fla. — Research presented here from a prospective trauma database showed femoral neck shortening of at least 5 mm following internal fixation in 54% of patients aged 60 years or younger. Read more.
Healio - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:37

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