What is the importance of canal-to-diaphysis ratio on osteoporosis-related hip fractures?


Bozkurt H. H. , Tokgoz M. A. , Yapar A., Atik O. S.

EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY, vol.30, no.3, pp.296-300, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/ehc.2019.70745
  • Journal Name: EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-300
  • Keywords: Canal-to-diaphysis ratio, fracture risk, hip fracture, osteoporosis, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, TRABECULAR BONE, GEOMETRY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: This study aims to investigate whether the ratio of the canal-to-diaphysis in femoral subtrochanteric region is helpful in determining risk before hip fracture.