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Five-year relative survival of patients with osteoporotic hip fracture.

Authors
  • Lee, Young-Kyun
  • Lee, You-Jin
  • Ha, Yong-Chan
  • Koo, Kyung-Hoi
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Publisher
The Endocrine Society
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
99
Issue
1
Pages
97–100
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2013-2352
PMID: 24203068
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our results showed that 5-year relative survival after osteoporotic hip fracture was below those of the general populations and was comparable with some cancers such as thyroid and breast cancer. Therefore, osteoporotic hip fracture should not be overlooked.

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