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Hip fracture is a very prevalent pathology in the elderly population. It is estimated that 35-40% of people over 65 suffer a drop per year, and above 75 years this percentage is even higher, with hip fractures being one of the most serious consequences.With regard to malnutrition, the investigators know that aging carries an increased risk of suffering from decreased appetite and intake and changes in body composition. According to different series, the percentage of malnutrition in patients with hip fracture ranges from 13% to 60%. According to the hospital protocols in Spain in elderly people with spontaneous hip fracture, it is important to perform a nutritional screening during the first 24-48 hours of admission, to evaluate their nutritional status and apply a dietary treatment.
The IRENE study aims to determine whether phase angle and reactance, measured by electrical bioimpedance by vector analysis (BIVA) are related to functional recovery in patients with hip fracture.
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-12-06T00:24:52-0500
The investigators will compare intramedullary nailing of open and closed tibia shaft fractures with carbon fiber implant versus titanium implant in a Level I trauma setting.
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This study was designed to determine the impact of vitamin D serum levels and vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms on the occurrence of low energy fractures in children.
Four meta-analyzes on the effect of vitamin D on fracture prevention were published between 2016 and 2018. Two of these meta-analyzes focused on the primary prevention of fractures in adults aged 50 a...
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The role of podoplanin (PDPN) and homebox prospero gene 1 (PROX1) in early stages of pancreatic islet changes induced by hypercaloric diet is unclear. The aim of this study was to study PDPN and PROX1...
The role of vitamin D on bone microarchitecture and fragility is not clear.
Fractures of the short, constricted portion of the thigh bone between the femur head and the trochanters. It excludes intertrochanteric fractures which are HIP FRACTURES.
A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.
A TEXTILE fiber obtained from the pappus (outside the SEEDS) of cotton plant (GOSSYPIUM). Inhalation of cotton fiber dust over a prolonged period can result in BYSSINOSIS.
Fractures of the FEMUR HEAD; the FEMUR NECK; (FEMORAL NECK FRACTURES); the trochanters; or the inter- or subtrochanteric region. Excludes fractures of the acetabulum and fractures of the femoral shaft below the subtrochanteric region (FEMORAL FRACTURES).
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
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