Atypical Femur #Fracture Risk versus Fragility Fracture Prevention with #Bisphosphonates

Bisphosphonates are effective in reducing hip and osteoporotic fractures. However, concerns about atypical femur fractures have contributed to substantially decreased bisphosphonate use, and the incidence of hip fractures may be increasing. Important uncertainties remain regarding the association between atypical femur fractures and bisphosphonates and other risk factors.. ..Among 196,129 women, 277 atypical femur fractures occurred. After multivariable adjustment, the risk of atypical fracture increased with … Continue reading Atypical Femur #Fracture Risk versus Fragility Fracture Prevention with #Bisphosphonates