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



Operative Management of Femoral Neck Fracture Has Changed
MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Trends in operative management of femoral neck fractures by orthopedic surgeons applying for board certification have changed over time, according to research published in the Sept. 3 issue of The Journal of ...
HCPLive - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:52

Operative management of femoral neck Fx has changed
Medical Xpress - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:52

The risk of osteoporotic fractures and its associating risk factors according ...
The 10-year Kaplan-Meier estimate of any kind of major osteoporotic fractures for all the subcohort population was 10.75%. Osteoporosis (HR?=?0.75), Discordance between femoral neck and spine (HR?=?1.45), Diabetes (HR?=?1.81), IBD (HR?=?1.84) ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:15

Overcoming Osteoporosis
Bone weakness is a key feature of osteoporosis. Hence they are more prone to fracture with minimal trauma or spontaneously due to pressure on bone due to gravitational forces or stressful movements. Fracture prone site the neck of femur results in long ...
The Island.lk (subscription) - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:26

They Serve, Protect, and Break Your Leg
The guards put knees to his face, neck and back as they yanked on his arms and legs, Harkless says. "Harkless felt a pain in his right leg, but was powerless to do or say anything about it," the complaint states. ... The family member took Harkless ...
Courthouse News Service - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:15



Paralyzed in St. Paul crash, her spirit can't be broken
He needed two surgeries -- to repair a severed artery in his leg and to put in surgical plates for his broken femur. Almond got out of Gillette ... Her neck was broken in two places, her spinal cord was damaged and she had facial fractures. She spent ...
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:47

90-year-old gets broken hip mended
The fracture was in the trochanteric region of the bone, below the neck of the femur, and after tests revealed he was fit for surgery a 25-cm plate was fixed in the thigh bone connecting it with screws. "Since he had lung affection, it could cause a ...
Times of India - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:45



Wounded dog a warrior in recovery
27, Dr. Larry Carpenter of the Sturgis Veterinary Hospital repaired the femur fracture and wired the puppy's jaw closed. He also placed in her neck an esophagostomy tube so those caring for her could feed her liquid nourishment. That worked for a week ...
Rapid City Journal - Sat, 11 Oct 2014 05:40


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