Proximal femural fractures: epidemiology

Innocenti, Massimo and Civinini, Robero and Carulli, Christian and Matassi, Fabrizio (2009) Proximal femural fractures: epidemiology. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 6 (2). pp. 117-119. ISSN 1971-3266

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The Authors report briefly about epidemiology and prognosis of proximal femoral fractures in elderly people worldwide. Focusing particurarly on Italian population, the Authors report on the impact that this pathologic phenomenon has on the quality of life of patients and on general population, also from a social and economical point of view. A concise overview of the options treatment is also presented

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Proximal femoral fractures, osteoporosis
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 611 Anatomia; Citologia; Istologia umana > 611.7 Sistema muscoloscheletrico, tegumento
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2014 11:07
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2014 11:07

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