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Hip, Thigh Implants Can Raise Bone Fracture Risk in Children - 02/16/2011

Hip, Thigh Implants Can Raise Bone Fracture Risk in Children

Overall health, location of implant matter
Release Date: February 16, 2011

Children with hip and thigh implants designed to help heal a broken bone or correct other bone conditions are at risk for subsequent fractures of the very bones that the implants were intended to treat, according to new research from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

For more information:
http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/Hip-Thigh-Implants-Can-Raise-Bone-Fracture-Risk-in-Children.aspx

 
 
 
 
 
 

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