Femoral neck fragility: genes or environment?
As with other diseases that show exponentially increasing rates, hip fracture probably requires multiple prior events to become manifest. It is common ground that there are genetic, environmental, lifestyle and perhaps dietary determinants of risk of osteoporotic fracture as well as interactions between them. The key to secondary prevention is the understanding of how these components can be integrated into an effective assessment of the major risks of hip fracture after a previous fracture h...Expand abstract
- Journal of musculoskeletal and neuronal interactions
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