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Epidemiology of wrist fractures

Melissa A Fraser, Dustin R Grooms, Kevin M Guskiewicz, Zachary Y Kerr
CONTEXT:   Surveillance data regarding injuries caused by ball contact in collegiate athletes have not been well examined and are mostly limited to discussions of concussions and catastrophic injuries. OBJECTIVE:   To describe the epidemiology of ball-contact injuries in 11 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports during the 2009-2010 through 2014-2015 academic years. DESIGN:   Descriptive epidemiology study. SETTING:   Convenience sample of NCAA programs in 11 sports (men's football, women's field hockey, women's volleyball, men's baseball, women's softball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's lacrosse, and men's and women's soccer) during the 2009-2010 through 2014-2015 academic years...
May 23, 2017: Journal of Athletic Training
M S H Beerekamp, R J O de Muinck Keizer, N W L Schep, D T Ubbink, M J M Panneman, J C Goslings
INTRODUCTION: Insight in epidemiologic data of extremity fractures is relevant to identify people at risk. By analyzing age- and gender specific fracture incidence and treatment patterns we may adjust future policy, take preventive measures and optimize health care management. Current epidemiologic data on extremity fractures and their treatment are scarce, outdated or aiming at a small spectrum of fractures. The aim of this study was to assess trends in incidence and treatment of extremity fractures between 2004 and 2012 in relation to gender and age...
April 24, 2017: Injury
Ardeshir Moayeri, Mahmoud Mohamadpour, Seyedeh Fatemeh Mousavi, Ehsan Shirzadpour, Safoura Mohamadpour, Mansour Amraei
AIM: Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have an increased risk of bone fractures. A variable increase in fracture risk has been reported depending on skeletal site, diabetes duration, study design, insulin use, and so on. The present meta-analysis aimed to investigate the association between T2DM with fracture risk and possible risk factors. METHODS: Different databases including PubMed, Institute for Scientific Information, and Scopus were searched up to May 2016...
2017: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
Chor-Wing Sing, Yu-Cho Woo, Alan C H Lee, Joanne K Y Lam, Jody K P Chu, Ian C K Wong, Ching-Lung Cheung
PURPOSE: Large medical record databases facilitate epidemiology research in fracture. However, the validity of fracture in the databases is needed to ensure the reliability of data. We aimed to assess the validity of International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision (ICD-9) code algorithms for identifying major osteoporotic fracture in the Clinical Data Analysis and Reporting System (CDARS) in Hong Kong. METHODS: The CDARS is a database developed by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority for research purpose...
April 3, 2017: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
D J Lombardo, T Jelsema, A Gambone, M Weisman, G Petersen-Fitts, J D Whaley, V J Sabesan
BACKGROUND: Morbidity and mortality of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes have been studied, as well as the association of helmet use and head injury. HYPOTHESIS/PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast the patterns of extremity fractures associated with ATVs and dirt bikes. We believe there will be unique and potentially preventable injury patterns associated with dirt bikes and three-wheeled ATVs due to the poor stability of these vehicles...
January 17, 2017: Musculoskeletal Surgery
N K Baidwan, S M Naranje
OBJECTIVES: Fractures in geriatric age group (over 65 years of age) are an important public health issue and frequent causes of emergency room visits. The purpose of this descriptive epidemiological study was to present the epidemiology of geriatric fractures and their trends in the USA using National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database from year 2004-2014. METHODS: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) Database was queried for all fracture injuries from 2004 to 2014 for ages 65 years and above...
January 2017: Public Health
Maryam Ameri, Kamran Aghakhani, Ebrahim Ameri, Shahrokh Mehrpisheh, Azadeh Memarian
INTRODUCTION: Orthopedic injuries are the most common types of traumatic injuries and present as fractures of the limbs, pelvis, and vertebrae or lesions in soft tissues, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. The upper limb fractures occur in distal radius and ulna, metacarpals, fingers, scapula, and carpal bones, Proximal, diaphysis, distal humerus, clavicle, proximal ulna and radio and distal humero and humero, radio, ulna, and metacarpo. The objective of this project was to accurately describe the occurrence of injuries of the upper extremity and the mechanisms of such injuries in a representative sample of Iranian population...
August 10, 2016: Global Journal of Health Science
M Belhassen, C B Confavreux, B Cortet, L Lamezec, M Ginoux, E Van Ganse
Limited information is available on anti-osteoporotic treatment initiation patterns in France. In 2006-2013, the most frequently prescribed first-line treatment class for osteoporosis was represented by bisphosphonates (alendronic acid and risedronic acid), followed by strontium ranelate. Persistence with anti-osteoporotic treatment was low, with high proportions of treatment discontinuations and switches. INTRODUCTION: This epidemiological, longitudinal study described first-line treatment initiation, persistence, switches to second-line treatment, and medical care consumption in osteoporotic patients in France during the 2007-2013 period...
March 2017: Osteoporosis International
C Klop, T P van Staa, C Cooper, N C Harvey, F de Vries
One-year mortality following a fracture was greater for men compared to women, varied markedly between regions in England with the lowest rates in the London region, and was higher among black women compared to white women. The excess in mortality did not change during the study period. INTRODUCTION: Fractures are associated with increased mortality. With the shift towards an increasingly elderly demography, and so increasing numbers of fractures, the impact of such events on mortality is of key public health importance...
January 2017: Osteoporosis International
Peter Jørgsholm, Niels Thomsen, Jack Besjakov, Sven Abrahamsson, Anders Björkman
Background and purpose - The epidemiology and optimal diagnostics of wrist injuries in children are not knotwn. We describe fractures revealed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a prospective population of children and adolescents with posttraumatic radial-sided wrist tenderness, and compare the diagnostic value of radiographs and computed tomography (CT) with that of MRI. Patients and methods - From 2004 to 2007, patients less than 18 years of age who presented at our emergency department were included in the study...
October 2016: Acta Orthopaedica
Daniel Jerrhag, Martin Englund, Ingmar Petersson, Vasileios Lempesis, Lennart Landin, Magnus K Karlsson, Bjorn E Rosengren
Background and purpose - Childhood fractures are associated with lower peak bone mass (a determinant of osteoporosis in old age) and higher adult fracture risk. By examining time trends in childhood fracture epidemiology, it may be possible to estimate the vector of fragility fracture risk in the future. Patients and methods - By using official inpatient and outpatient data from the county of Skåne in Sweden, 1999-2010, we ascertained distal forearm fractures in children aged ≤ 16 years and estimated overall and age- and sex-specific rates and time trends (over 2...
2016: Acta Orthopaedica
Nienke W Willigenburg, James R Borchers, Richard Quincy, Christopher C Kaeding, Timothy E Hewett
BACKGROUND: American football and rugby players are at substantial risk of injury because of the full-contact nature of these sports. Methodological differences between previous epidemiological studies hamper an accurate comparison of injury rates between American football and rugby. PURPOSE: To directly compare injury rates in American collegiate football and rugby, specified by location, type, mechanism, and severity of injury, as reported by licensed medical professionals...
March 2016: American Journal of Sports Medicine
Reidar P Lystad, Kobi Gregory, Juno Wilson
BACKGROUND: Mixed martial arts (MMA) has experienced a surge in popularity since emerging in the 1990s, but the sport has also faced concomitant criticism from public, political, and medical holds. Notwithstanding the polarized discourse concerning the sport, no systematic review of the injury problems in MMA has been published to date. PURPOSE: To systematically review the epidemiologic data on injuries in MMA and to quantitatively estimate injury incidence and risk factor effect sizes...
January 2014: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
Ahmet Issin, Nizamettin Kockara, Ali Oner, Vedat Sahin
Occurrence of fractures is highly dependent on lifestyle. Domestic data should be used when needed. In this cross-sectional study, the authors aim to find the most recent distribution of pediatric fracture types and the attributes of fracture occurrence within a large sample size in a metropolitan area of Turkey.This study consists of 4879 pediatric age patients with a fracture who took advantage of the emergency service of a trauma center in a metropolitan area between March 2010 and December 2013 (1397 days)...
October 2015: Medicine (Baltimore)
Heather K Vincent, Laura Ann Zdziarski, Kevin R Vincent
CONTEXT: Participation in lacrosse has dramatically increased since 2001. Changes in the game rules, sport equipment, and athlete characteristics have all contributed to the injury patterns in lacrosse over time. OBJECTIVE: A summary of lacrosse-related musculoskeletal injuries. DATA SOURCES: Medline, CINAHL, Scopus, and Web of Science were searched for articles relating to the epidemiology and mechanisms of lacrosse injuries in high school and collegiate lacrosse players...
September 2015: Sports Health
Flamarion Dos Santos Batista, Leandro Oliveira Silveira, Jesús José André Quintana Castillo, Jady Elen de Pontes, Luz Delícia Castillo Villalobos
OBJECTIVE: Show the epidemiological profile of limb fractures in victim of motorcycle accident seen at the Emergency Department of Hospital Universitário Evangélico de Curitiba (HUEC), Curitiba, PR, Brazil, from January 2007 to December 2013, as well as to compare the results with data from the literature. METHODS: This is a retrospective, descriptive, observational study. The information was obtained from the analysis of all the medical records from January 2007 to December 2013 belonging to the hospital archives...
January 2015: Acta Ortopedica Brasileira
Jaime de Inocencio, Miguel Ángel Carro, Marta Flores, Carmen Carpio, Sofía Mesa, Milagros Marín
The objectives of this study were (1) to determine the percentage of emergency department (ED) visits due to musculoskeletal pain (MSP) by children 3-14 years of age during a period of 1 year; (2) to determine the most frequent presenting complaints; and (3) to characterize their etiology. A cross-sectional study was performed on children aged 3-14(11/12) years attended at the ED of a tertiary hospital due to MSP. The demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients were reviewed 5 days each month for 12 consecutive months...
January 2016: Rheumatology International
Sameer M Naranje, Richard A Erali, William C Warner, Jeffrey R Sawyer, Derek M Kelly
BACKGROUND: Fractures in children are an important public health issue and a frequent cause of emergency room visits. The purpose of this descriptive epidemiological study was to identify the most frequent pediatric fractures per 1000 population at risk in the United States using the 2010 National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database and 2010 US Census information. METHODS: The NEISS database was queried for all fractures in 2010 in children between the ages of 0 and 19 years...
June 2016: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
Neil S Shah, David Buzas, Ephraim M Zinberg
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to explore and evaluate national trends and factors contributing to pediatric wrist fractures. METHODS: Over a 16-year period from January 1998 to December 2013, we identified and reviewed patients aged 0-17 years old with the primary diagnosis of wrist fracture, as evaluated in US EDs and chronicled by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. We conducted descriptive epidemiologic, bivariate, and chi-square analyses...
June 2015: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
Antti P Launonen, Vesa Lepola, Aino Saranko, Tapio Flinkkilä, Minna Laitinen, Ville M Mattila
UNLABELLED: There are only a few previous population-based studies that include both inpatient and outpatient treatment data. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of proximal humerus fractures. The incidence of proximal humerus fractures increases with age, and we observe a seasonal variation strongly favoring winter months. PURPOSE: Proximal humerus fractures are the third most common osteoporotic fracture type observed in elderly patients, after wrist and hip fractures...
2015: Archives of Osteoporosis
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