The International Osteoporosis Foundation tells us one in five men will suffer some type of fracture over the age of 50. One-third of all hip fractures occur in men, with mortality of 37% in the year following fracture, says a new report highlighting the The hip is a ball-and-socket joint with the femur (ball component) articulating (in contact with) with the acetabulum (socket). Either the femur or the acetabulum can be fractured typically in specific patterns. Colloquially, the term hip fracture refers Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) found that women who eat more meat than vegetable protein have a higher incidence of bone loss and hip fractures than women who eat equal amounts of both types of food. The researchers Due to the coding of anesthesia type in the study database comparison is to recent work by Patorno et al 6 that compared outcomes among patients with hip fractures that were treated with regional anesthesia alone vs general anesthesia alone and More than 2 million men currently have osteoporosis, and more than 30 percent of hip fractures occur in men of the men and 40 percent of the women in the study having a “Type-C” fracture (a fracture involving the wrist joint). “Treating men for 1 Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine, University of .
people believed that regional anesthesia was better for patients undergoing elective hip surgery but the literature on type of anesthesia for hip fracture did not indicate any difference in mortality based on type of anesthesia the patient received According to a recent study, regional anesthesia is proven more effective in lowering the risk of dying for patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture compared to the general anesthesia given. What is regional anesthesia? It is the type which is directly TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Hip fracture surgery patients who are given regional anesthesia have a slightly lower risk of death and a slightly shorter hospital stay than those who receive general anesthesia, a new study shows. Regional Patients with a primary proximal femoral fracture who undergo closed reduction and percutaneous pinning have a significantly increased risk of subsequent contralateral hip fracture compared with those who undergo arthroplasty, according to a study .