The outcome of surgically treated femur fractures associated with long-term bisphosphonate use.

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The outcome of surgically treated femur fractures associated with long-term bisphosphonate use. J Trauma. 2011 Jul;71(1):186-90 Authors: Weil YA, Rivkin G, Safran O, Liebergall M, Foldes AJ Abstract INTRODUCTION: Bisphosphonates (BPs) evolved as the mainstay for the treatment of osteoporosis, reducing the incidence of fractures. Recently several publications described the occurrence of low-energy subtrochanteric and…