fracture


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Synonyms for fracture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fracture

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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A total of 66,860 males and 35,604 females with fractures were collected, males were more than females in each year, which was consistent with a previous study that more women with fractures over 60 years were than men.
Inpatient cost of treating osteoporotic fractures in mainland China: A descriptive analysis.
In men in their 40s, the new-fracture rate for all fractures was about 10 per 1000 person-years in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men.
The statistical analysis that measures the impact of several fracture risk factors at the same time figured that HIV-positive men in their 50s had a doubled rate of all fractures compared with HIV-negative men the same age.
Fracture of the metaphyseal region of the distal ulna is a much less common bony type of DRUJ injury that has been reported to occur concomitantly with fracture of the distal radius.
These factors include soft tissue damage with disrupted bony coverage, wound contamination, compromised vascularity and instable fracture.
The most common isolated anatomical site affected by primary fracture on the midface is zygomatic bone followed by maxilla and orbit, whereas combination of these fractures occurs more frequently in Pakistan.
In Pakistan, little work has been done on treating the open metacarpal and phalangeal fracture with external fixator, so this study was conducted to evaluate the role of external fixator to treat the soft tissue condition along with metacarpal and phalangeal fracture so that based on this evidence it may be advocated as the treatment of choice.
Before reconstructive surgery, conventional radiography of the fractured calcaneus was taken for all cases, and multidetector CT scan was taken to obtain better appreciation of the position and alignment of fracture lines and fracture fragments.
To develop a LSW fracture model many comprehensive static experiments were conducted.
Closed reduction and Elastic nail fixation was successful in 18 cases including 16 both-bone fractures and 2 single-bone fracture.
Optimal treatment for type III fracture is still controversially discussed [4-6].
This model predicted that 357,656 lifetime subsequent hip fractures would occur in elderly women with wrist fracture; this number would drop to 262,767 with universal bisphosphonate treatment.
Data source: Modeling based on fracture incidence data and medication surgical, and aftercare cost data drawn from literature review and publicly available Medicare databases
For this reason we used a simple method to stabilize the contralateral hip and to prevent the fracture using a minimally invasive technique.