Hip fracture in elderly Japanese women; a review

  • Tatsuhiko Nakamura
  • Kichizou Yamamoto
  • Hiroshi Hagino
  • Takayuki Nose
  • Hitoshi Ohshiro
Review Session 1. Incidence Of Vertebral And Femoral Neck Fractures By Districts 2. Femoral Neck Fracture

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Japanese Woman Elderly Japanese Woman 

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© Japanese Society of Bone Metabolism Research 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tatsuhiko Nakamura
    • 1
  • Kichizou Yamamoto
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Hagino
    • 1
  • Takayuki Nose
    • 2
  • Hitoshi Ohshiro
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryTottori University School of MedicineYonagoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Public HealthTottori University School of MedicineYonagoJapan

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