Clinicians must be well-versed in distinguishing the exact etiology of avascular necrosis of the hip in order to prevent further injury and recommend the best course of treatment.
In the United States, less than one-quarter of women eligible for bone mineral density testing are screened, leaving many women at risk for fractures.
For patients with knee osteoarthritis, Curcuma longa extract is more effective than placebo for knee pain but does not improve knee effusion-synovitis.
Geriatric patients reported lower pain scores for rib fracture than younger patients, contributing to the ideology that geriatric patients may underreport pain severity.
Level of dairy intake does not affect the rate of bone mineral density loss or fracture risk among perimenopausal women.
In a joint guidance document, recommendations are presented for the management of osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overweight and obesity during preschool age are associated with increased risk for fracture in childhood.
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A study found that patients with anorexia nervosa have a particularly high risk for hip, vertebral, and upper arm fractures.
Postop complications, readmission, longer stay, higher costs more likely compared with white patients.
Resistance exercise alone or in combination with aerobic exercise was found to be better than aerobic exercise alone in reducing weight loss-induced decreases in hip BMD.
Epidemiologic data indicate that shorter sleep duration (≤5 hours per night) is associated with lower bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.
Elevated calcium levels may lead to suboptimal growth of bone, according to the study’s findings.
Patients with both T2DM, previous vertebral fracture have twofold risk for incident nonvertebral fracture.
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research developed 13 clinical recommendations (7 primary and 6 secondary) to address the undertreatment of osteoporosis-related fractures and prevent secondary fracture among persons aged ≥65 years with hip or vertebral fractures.
Older pubertal age was associated with lower BMD in adolescence and early adulthood, despite some catch-up during puberty.
Based on emerging evidence and expert opinion, a task force put together by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry created position statements on the assessment of BMD in transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals.
Working group reviewed bone complications to form recommendations for management of bone health.
Researchers aimed to assess the association between height and weight velocities across different age periods with bone measures at age 7 years.
A man with a history of remote neck surgery presents with arm weakness and paresthesia that he noticed after awakening.