DUBLIN, August 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hip Fractures and Replacements - Forecast for the USA 2016-2026" report to their offering.
This report provides the current incidence population for Hip Fractures across the USA split by gender and 5-year age cohort. Along with the current incidence, the report also contains an overview of the risk factors for Hip Fractures, diagnosis and prognosis along with specific variations by geography and ethnicity.
Hip fractures are defined as a break in the upper quarter of the femur. The extent and exact location of the damage determines the resulting treatment.
Hip fractures most commonly occur in those with low bone mineral density (BMD). While hip fractures can occur at any age, they are most common in those of older age (> 65 years) due to osteoporosis - the most common cause of low BMD.
Providing a value-added level of insight from the analysis team, several of the main surgical treatments and co-morbidities of Hip Fracture's have been quantified and presented alongside the overall incidence figures. These sub-populations within the main condition are also included across the 10-year forecast snapshot.
Main symptoms and co-morbidities for Hip Fractures include:
- Osteoporosis and osteopenia
- Older age
Key Topics Covered:
2. Cause of the Disease
3. Risk Factors & Prevention
4. Diagnosis of the Disease
5. Variation by Geography/Ethnicity
6. Disease Prognosis & Clinical Course
7. Key Co-morbid Conditions/Features Associated with the Disease
8. Methodology for Quantification of Patient Numbers
9. Top-Line Incidence for Hip Fractures in the USA
10.Location/Type of Hip Fracture
11. Osteoporosis and Other Comorbidities of Hip Fractures
12. Joint Surgery and Replacement for Hip Fractures
13. Utilisation of Health Care Resources for Hip Fractures and Treatment
14. Abbreviations used in the report
15. Patient-Based Offering
16. Online Pricing Data and Platforms
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dvsjrb/hip_fractures_and
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