• incidence
  • Statistics of the Hospital Authority (HA) of Hong Kong (HK) reveal that the incidence of fragility fractures in 2014 (14 000 cases) was much higher than that for acute myocardial infarction (6383 cases) or acute cerebrovascular accident (11 187 cases). (hkmj.org)
  • The Western world is experiencing a rapid increase in the incidence of femoral neck fractures, from 50000 fractures in 1990 to a projected 120000 in 2015 1 as the age of the population increases. (bjmp.org)
  • study
  • Excluded from the study were 16 patients who had fractures that were not fully displaced, 4 who were outside of the eligible age range, 1 who had insufficient radiographs, and 10 who had insufficient follow-up. (healio.com)
  • In setting up a disease registry for fragility fractures in Hong Kong, we conducted a retrospective systematic study on the management of fragility hip fractures. (hkmj.org)
  • This was the first study to review the standards and clinical outcomes of 2914 patients from six major hospitals in Hong Kong with fragility hip fracture. (hkmj.org)
  • This study was the first phase in the process of setting up a Fragility Fracture Registry and reveals the usefulness of a disease registry for improving patient care. (hkmj.org)
  • This study prospectively evaluates the first 50 ETS hemiarthroplasties performed as a primary treatment for fractured neck of femur at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. (bjmp.org)
  • patient
  • Patient outcomes were compared with the standards from our orthopaedic working group and those from the British Orthopaedic Association that runs a mature fracture registry in the United Kingdom. (hkmj.org)