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Hip Fractures (Intertrochanteric Fractures) Summary

Description: 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).

Also Known As: Intertrochanteric Fractures; Fractures, Hip; Fractures, Intertrochanteric; Fractures, Subtrochanteric; Fractures, Trochanteric Show All >>

Networked: 1392 relevant articles (86 outcomes, 221 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hip Fractures

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. risedronic acid (risedronate) : 9 outcomes 10 studies in 48 results : FDA 4 Generic
  2. Alendronate (Alendronate Sodium) : 8 outcomes 17 studies in 55 results : FDA 18 Generic
  3. Vitamin D : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 100 results : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Calcium : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 99 results : IBA
  5. Diphosphonates : 7 outcomes 15 studies in 54 results : IBA
  6. strontium ranelate (protelos) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 19 results : IBA
  7. denosumab : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 36 results : FDA 2
  8. zoledronic acid (zoledronate) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 24 results : FDA 13
  9. Raloxifene (Evista) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 3
  10. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hip Fractures

  1. Osteoporosis
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  4. Bone Resorption
  5. Stroke (Strokes)
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Key Therapies for Hip Fractures

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  1. Arthroplasty : 5 outcomes 20 studies in 109 results
  2. Intramedullary Fracture Fixation : 5 outcomes 1 study in 51 results
  3. Fracture Fixation : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results
  4. Traction : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 30 results
  5. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 37 results
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