Hip
1. Lower Bone Mineral Density is Associated with Intertrochanteric Hip Fracture

David N. Bernstein; Jacob T. Davis; Carson Fairbanks; Kindra McWilliam-Ross; David Ring; Hugo B. Sanchez

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 517-522

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.22909.1606

Abstract
  Background: A better understanding of how bone mineral density and vitamin D levels are associated with femoralneck and intertrochanteric hip fractures may help inform healthcare providers. We asked: 1) In patients age ≥ 55 years,is there a difference in quantitative ultrasound of the heel (QUS) t-score ...  Read More

Trauma
2. Longer Length of Stay Increases 1-year Readmission Rate in Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery

Tom J. Crijns; Tyler Caton; Teun Teunis; Jacob T. Davis; Kindra McWilliam-Ross; David Ring; Hugo B. Sanchez

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 492-500

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2018.31911.1845

Abstract
  Background: Proximal femur fractures are prevalent among the elderly and associated with substantial morbidity,mortality, and early readmission. Early readmission is gaining popularity as a measure of quality of hospital care and canlower reimbursement. A better understanding of the patient and treatment ...  Read More

Hand
3. Economic Analysis of Bisphosphonate Use after Distal Radius Fracture for Prevention of Hip Fracture

Suneel B. Bhat; Asif M. Ilyas

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 380-383

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.20386.1527

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis is a common condition among the elderly population, and is associated with an increased risk of fracture. One of the most common fragility fractures involve the distal radius, and are associated with risk of subsequent fragility fracture. Early treatment with bisphosphonates ...  Read More

4. Prediction of Mortality in Hip Fracture Patients:Role of Routine Blood Tests

Hamid Reza Seyedi; Mehrdad Mahdian; Gholamreza Khosravi; Mohammad Sabahi Bidgoli; Seyed Gholamabbas Mousavi; Mohammad Reza Razavizadeh; Soroush Mahdian; Mahdi Mohammadzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 51-55

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2015.3793

Abstract
   Methods: In a retrospective descriptive study, medical records of 204 hip fractured patients with the age of 60 or older who were admitted to the Department of Orthopedics was considered regarding routine laboratory tests. Predictive values of these tests were assessed using receiver operating ...  Read More

5. Management of Hip Fractures in Lateral Position without a Fracture Table

Hamid Pahlavanhosseini; Sima Valizadeh; Seyyed Hossein Saeed Banadaky; Mohammad Hossein Akhavan Karbasi; Seyed Mohammad Jallil Abrisham; Hossein Fallahzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 168-173

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3361

Abstract
  Background:  Hip fracture Management in supine position on a fracture table with biplane fluoroscopic views has some difficulties which leads to prolongation of surgery and increasing x- rays’ dosage. The purpose of this study was to report the results and complications of hip fracture ...  Read More