Ipsilateral Femoral Neck and Shaft Fractures: Current Diagnostic and Treatment ...
Associated ipsilateral femoral neck fractures have been reported to occur in 1% to 9% of femoral shaft fractures. The associated femoral neck fracture is often nondisplaced, and the diagnosis is delayed or missed in up to one-third of cases. It is ...
Healio - Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:07

Retraction Note: Open reduction and closed reduction internal fixation in ...
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BMC Blogs Network - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:53



How a collegiate runner conquered the growing dilemma of male eating disorders
Forced to redshirt his freshman year after suffering a femoral neck stress fracture from overuse, Stepanovich fell even further into the pro-thinning, running way of life. Recovery, to him, required getting smaller. “It became a catch-up game,” he says ...
SportingNews.com - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:28

Tribute to Trauma Champions preview, Taylor Graham
"The only thing that I could feel was the extreme, what felt like, weight on my neck," said Graham. The then ... He described the situation, "It looked like his leg was torn off, huge laceration on his leg with an open fracture with a femur fracture ...
KLKN - Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:37

Skeletal fragility, lower bone strength evident in women with celiac disease
... diagnosed celiac disease with 33 healthy controls, using DXA to measure areal BMD at the lumbar spine, total hip, femoral neck, ultradistal radius and the 1/3 radius and high-resolution peripheral quantitative CT to measure volumetric BMD, bone ...
Healio - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:33

Trends in Mortality Following Hip Fracture in Older Women
A proximal femur (hip) fracture was defined by a fracture of the femoral neck (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification [ICD-9-CM] codes 820.00-820.03, 820.09, 820.8) or pertrochanteric region (ICD-9-CM 820.20 ...
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:18



Zoledronic Acid Ups BMD in Seniors Without Cutting Fractures
A single 5-mg infusion of the bisphosphonate zoledronic acid can improve bone mineral density (BMD) over the course of 2 years in frail institutionalized elderly women with osteoporosis, according to a study published online April 13 in JAMA Internal ...
Medscape - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:07



Mt. Morris' Michael Johnson vows to drive by Memorial Day
"I went downhill," said Johnson, who was paralyzed from the waist down in 2005 following a flat-track motorcycle racing accident in Sarnia, Ontario, that left him also suffering from a fractured pelvis, broken left leg and ankle and ribs. "It was ...
Detroit Free Press - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:26


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