Association of low-energy femoral fractures with prolonged bisphosphonate use: A case control study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bone Density Conservation Agents
  • Diphosphonates
  • Femoral Fractures

abstract

  • We found a significantly greater proportion of patients with subtrochanteric/shaft fractures to be on long-term bisphosphonates than intertrochanteric/femoral neck fractures. Bisphosphonate use was highly associated with a unique X-ray pattern. Further studies are warranted.

publication date

  • August 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4415520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00198-008-0805-x

PubMed ID

  • 19066707

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1353

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 20

number

  • 8