Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2014, vol. 20, issue 4
Subject Collection: Medicine
Pages: 516-518
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2014204.516
Published online: 02 July 2014

J of IMAB 2014 Jul-Sep;20(4):516-518
Orlin Filipov Corresponding Autor,
Department of Geriathic orthopedics, Vitosha Hospital - Sofia, Bulgaria.

The incidence of femoral neck fractures, one of the most common traumatic injuries in the elderly increases continuously due to the ageing of population on the planet and urbanization. In terms of global economic instability, increasingly more funds would have to be paid by the health systems for treatment of those fractures. Probably it will be necessary to revise and optimize some current therapeutic standards.

Key words: femoral neck fracture, intracapsular fractures, osteoporotic fractures, hip, epidemiology,

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Filipov O. Epidemiology and social burden of the femoral neck fractures. J of IMAB. 2014 Jul-Sep;20(4):516-518. doi:

Correspondence to: Dr. Orlin Filipov, Department of Geriathic orthopedics, Vitosha Hospital; 108-B, Simeonovsko shose Str., 1700 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 30 April 2014
Published online: 02 July 2014

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