Sökning: "Vertebral fractures"

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  1. 1. Vertebral Deformity and Vertebral Fracture in the Elderly

    Detta är en avhandling från Ralph Hasserius, Department of Orthopaedics, Malmö University Hospital, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Författare :Ralph Hasserius; [2003]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; Surgery; Hip fracture; Morbidity; Mortality; Prediction; Non-participants; Prevalence; Osteoporosis; Vertebral deformity; Vertebral fracture;

    Sammanfattning : Osteoporosis is a systemic, skeletal disease with the consequence of an increased risk of sustaining a fracture, one of the most common fractures being a vertebral fracture. The lifetime risk of sustaining a clinically diagnosed vertebral fracture from age 50 years onward is 8% in men and 15% in women. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Bone and Fractures

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Helene Wagner; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; heritability; twin study; osteoporotic fractures; vertebral fractures; balance; bone mineral density; bone area; bone markers; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Sammanfattning : Sweden and Norway have the worldwide highest incidence of osteoporotic fractures. As these fractures constitute a tremendous and growing problem, primary prevention is of great importance. The principal causes of an osteoporotic fracture are a fall and a fragile skeleton. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Long-Term Outcome of Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University

    Författare :Anders Möller; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Medicin människa och djur ; Schmorl s nodes; Thoracic; Disc degeneration; Adolescents; Children; Lumbar; Burst fractures; Non-operative; Long-term outcome; Vertebral fractures;

    Sammanfattning : From the radiographic archives at the Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, we identified children below age 16 years (n=74) and adolescents between 16 to 18 years (n=40) with a clinically and radiographically diagnosed thoracic or lumbar vertebral fracture between 1950 to 1971 (with exception of two years of missing radiographs), and all adults above age 18 years (n=39) with a non-operatively treated thoracic or lumbar burst fracture during the years 1965 to 1973. Fractures were classified according to Denis. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Spinal fractures related to ankylosing spondylitis Epidemiology, clinical outcome and biomechanics

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Yohan Robinson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ankylosing spondylitis; spinal fractures; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Spinal fractures related to ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are often associated with serious complications. Therefore, knowledge of the incidence, best treatment, outcome, and prevention would assist in improving current guidelines. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Health-Related Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporotic Fractures

    Detta är en avhandling från Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Författare :Inger Hallberg; Anna-Christina Ek; Margareta Bachrach-Lindström; Göran Toss; Olle Svensson; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Bone Mineral Density; Hip Fracture; Osteoporosis; Spinal Deformity Index; Vertebral fracture; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The global burden of osteoporosis includes considerable numbers of fractures, morbidity, mortality and expenses, due mainly to vertebral, hip and forearm fractures. Underdiagnosis and undertreatment are common. LÄS MER