News tagged with femur fractures
Treatment with bisphosphonate therapy appears to be associated with an increased risk of atypical fractures of the femur, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Continuing a popular but controversial treatment for osteoporosis could reduce spine fracture risk for a particular group of patients, but others could see little to no change if they discontinue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A person has a tumor removed from her femur. A soldier is struck by an improvised explosive device and loses a portion of his tibia. A child undergoes chemotherapy for osteosarcoma but part of the bone dies as a result.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Halting bone-building osteoporosis drug use cuts risk for additional atypical femur fracture in half
There is growing evidence that supports an association between atypical fractures of the femur a rare break of the thigh bone, typically without trauma and the use of bisphosphonates, drugs proven to enhance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0