Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X
Issue: 2014, vol. 20, issue 4
Subject Collection: Medicine
Published online: 02 July 2014
J of IMAB 2014 Jul-Sep;20(4):513-515
FEMORAL NECK FRACTURES – BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS AND RISK FACTORS.
Orlin Filipov ,
Department of Geriathic orthopedics, Vitosha Hospital - Sofia, Bulgaria.
The strength of the bone is a function of its mechanical properties and bone geometry. The probability of the occurrence of femoral neck fracture is associated with both the trauma mechanism and magnitude of the acting forces as well as with the bone quality, the mental state, the incidence of falls, the use of medications, and other factors, the knowledge of which may help for better prevention of this devastating injury.
Key words: femoral neck fracture, intracapsular fractures, osteoporotic fractures, hip,
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Filipov O. Femoral neck fractures – biological aspects and risk factors. J of IMAB. 2014 Jul-Sep;20(4):513-515. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5272/jimab.2014204.513.
Correspondence to: Dr. Orlin Filipov, Department of Geriathic orthopedics, Vitosha Hospital; 108-B, Simeonovsko shose Str., 1700 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: 30 April 2014
Published online: 02 July 2014
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