Dad who fled St. Paul crash that injured kids gets 10 years
He needed two surgeries -- to repair a severed artery in his leg and to put in surgical plates for his broken femur. When Amarya was found, ... Her neck was broken in two places, her spinal cord was damaged and she had facial fractures. She spent more ...
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:33

Combined bilateral femoral head necrosis and pertrochanteric fracture: a case ...
IntroductionModular femoral implants have become a regular feature of revision hip surgery. However, for a primary hip arthroplasty, such as a femoral neck fracture case, the implant of choice is a standard femoral component, while compelling ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 01:56



Post-fracture bone loss predicts death: study
Survival was lowest for both men and women in the highest bone loss quartile, with bone loss of greater than 1.36% per year associated with post-fracture mortality independent of age, baseline femoral neck BMD and number/type of comorbidities.
6minutes - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:18

National study finds strong association between menopausal symptoms and ...
... women who reported moderate to severe hot flashes at baseline enrollment showed a significant reduction in the bone density in the femoral neck region of their hips over time and were nearly twice as likely to have a hip fracture during the follow ...
UB News Center - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:15



Getting injured or sick while traveling overseas can be a horrifying experience
It took 40 hours before Virginia Webb, bleeding, burned and suffering from 14 broken bones, including a fractured left elbow with the bone sticking through the skin, got any medical care. Dangling by her seat ... My neck was broken in three places ...
Chattanooga Times Free Press - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 21:03

Injuries fail to stop weekend warrior
After her second marathon she got a stress fracture in her hip at the neck of her femur from the impact of training on the road. "I was running about 80km per week and my body wouldn't take it. I was confined to bed rest for four weeks -- which was ...
New Zealand Herald - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:56

Plaintiff Collects $450000 After 40-Foot Plunge From Tree
He was knocked unconscious momentarily and then rushed to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with multiple fractures. Specifically, Pysk suffered a femoral neck fracture and a humeral head impaction fracture; both injuries were in the hip and pelvic ...
Connecticut Law Tribune - Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:15

Hot flashes linked to increased hip fracture risk
Compared with women who had no vasomotor symptoms, those with moderate or severe symptoms had 0.015 g/cm2 lower femoral neck BMD and 0.016 g/cm2 lower lumbar spine BMD, according to an analysis published on Dec. 18 in the Journal of Clinical ...
Family Practice News Digital Network - Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:07


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