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Study: THA found superior to internal fixation for femoral neck fracture
At a minimum 15-year follow-up, researchers of this study discovered a lower failure rate among lucid patients with a displaced femoral neck fracture who were treated with cemented total hip arthroplasty rather than closed reduction and internal ...
Healio - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:07

St. Mary's man jailed after infant's leg broken
Reynold Obrien Gibbs, 27, also was charged with first-degree assault in the court papers stating the baby had a fractured femur, along with the rib injuries, a bruise on her face and apparent trauma to her abdomen and neck. “It was determined the ...
So Md News - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00



More Fractures Seen When Vitamin D Is Consistently Low
The researchers also gathered data using the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX), which combines clinical risk factors with bone mineral density readings at the femoral neck to calculate a patient's 10-year risk for an osteoporotic fracture of the hip ...
Medscape - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:56

SXSW crash suspect faces 4 new charges, 26 in total
One of the new charges is for the injury of Mason Endres, 18, who recently finished up her stint at a rehab hospital and is now recovering after suffering a broken femur, fractured neck and a broken nose. These injuries put a heavy financial burden on ...
KXAN.com - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:57



Walking helps prevent hip fractures
There are mainly two types of hip fractures; intertrochanteric fractures and femur neck fractures. The intertrochanteric fracture can be treated with a trochanteric fixation procedure. However, the femur neck fracture requires hip joint replacement ...
Korea Times - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 02:33

The Hockey Doc: Hockey after hip replacements
If you anticipate playing non-contact hockey after hip replacement, talk to your orthopaedic surgeon about the potential benefits of an increased femoral head size to increase the femoral head-neck ratio. This may help to minimize the risk of a total ...
Let's Play Hockey.com - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:16

Doctor testifies of severe injuries to baby in Fruitport alleged child-abuse case
Brown said she found bleeding between Oryn's brain and skull, coating the entire surface of his brain; another pocket of blood around his cerebellum, just above the back of his neck, an area of the brain that controls balance; blood behind his eyes ...
The Muskegon Chronicle - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:34

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... are set up to diagnose and treat illness, the British National Health Service was particularly efficient, and soon Nan had a CT scan of her body which diagnosed carcinoma of the head of the pancreas and X-rays that showed her fractured neck of femur.
Marlborough Express - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:18


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