Atypical femoral fractures related to bisphosphonate use: A comprehensive review of 19 patients.


Şahin K., Ergin Ö. N. , Bayram S. , Akgul T.

Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES, vol.25, no.6, pp.603-610, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/tjtes.2019.46595
  • Title of Journal : Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES
  • Page Numbers: pp.603-610

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Atypical femur fracture is a rare complication of bisphosphonate treatment, which is widely used for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures. This study aims to report clinical and radiological features and outcomes of surgically treated atypical femur fractures related to bisphosphonates.