Not your standard hip fracture

By Maureen Leahy

Bisphosphonate-associated fractures of the proximal femur require greater treatment vigilance

Proximal femur fractures in patients with a history of bisphosphonate therapy are difficult to treat and heal, according to Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD. As a result, these fractures require vigilance, including careful preoperative planning, follow-up, and patient counseling.

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