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The Prevalence and Body Site Distribution of Stress Fractures among Female Combat Soldiers in the Israeli Defense Forces: A Cross-Sectional Study

Stress fractures are one of the most common overuse injuries, for which female gender is a significant risk factor. The aim of this report is to create a comprehensive analysis into the prevalence and characteristics of stress fractures in females that would serve as an evidence-based platform for future policy planning and implementation concerning female integration in combat units. The distal tibia was the most common place for stress fracture, according to the most common site for stress fracture. The normal lost training days due to a stress fracture were 26. 6 days. In the non-infantry group than in the infantry group, the risk of developing a stress fracture was 2. 15 times higher than in the infantry group. The rate of stress fractures and subsequent missing training days in the IDF is high, and requires the design and implementation of a comprehensive intervention strategy to minimize overuse injuries and stress fracture rates among female warriors.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1089/gg.2017.0010


Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in Military Personnel

Stress fractures are typical during military service, but femoral neck stress fractures are uncommon and can pose diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. Even with the best of the therapies, an incomplete stress fracture with excellent prognosis can lead to a displaced femoral neck fracture with a nearly 63% complication rate if left unprotected. The aim of this research was to investigate various aspects of the femoral neck injury fracture so that early diagnosis can be made to avoid serious problems such as osteonecrosis and non-union. Methods: The four-year army hospital experience of 16 patients with femoral neck strain fracture was investigated. About 74% of them experienced stress fracture symptoms during four to seven weeks of training. Compression, tension, and displaced were all common femoral neck stress fracture fractures, according to the fracture. In the first four to seven weeks of training, the first fetal stress fracture occurs.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.176


Genetic predisposition for femoral neck stress fractures in military conscripts

Possible genetic causes predisposing military conscripts to femoral neck stress fractures were discovered in this study. Eight genes involved in bone metabolism or pathology were investigated in 72 military conscripts with a femoral neck stress fracture and 120 controls. In subjects with low body mass index and poor weight, the risk of femoral neck stress fracture was significantly higher in subjects with low weight and body mass index. According to researchers lacking the CTR minor allele C and the VDR C-A haplotype in VDR, subjects lacking the C allele CTR and/or the C-A haplotype in VDR had a three-fold greater risk of stress fracture in CTR and/or the C-A haplotype in VDR, with subjects lacking the C allele C in CTR and/or the C-A haplotype in VDR had a 3-fold higher risk of stress fractured vDR C vDR patients carrying both C allele CTR minor allele C-A haplotype C-A haplode versus the C allele CTR and/H haplotype C allele C allele C-A haplotype C allele C allele C allele C-A haplode haplodehplode C-A haplodehaplode haplode compared to C-A haplot C-A haplodec/VDR and/C-A haplodehplodeh versus subjects carrying both &C-A haplode versus CTR and/H In addition, the LRP5 haplotype A-G-G-C alone and in combination with the VDR haplotype C-A were cited with stress fractures due to reduced body weight and BMI.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2156-11-95


Bilateral stress fractures of femoral neck in non-athletes: a report of four cases

u3010Abstractu3011Femoral neck stress fractures are uncommon, accounting for just 5% of all stress fractures in young adults. We found four cases of bilateral FNSFs in non-athletic people with no underlying bony disorders. Both patients with FNSFs and coxa vara deformity were treated by subtrochanteric val osteotomy and dynamic hip screw fixation. On one hand, cannulated screw fixation was applied to one side, while on the other hand, sub-trochanteric val osteotomy was treated. After unsuccessful cannulated screw fixation, the fourth patient received subtrochanteric val osteotomy on one hand and bipolar hemiarthroplasty on the other. In pa-tients suffering from FNSFs and coxa vara deformity, the Subtrochanteric val osteotomy restores a normal neck-shaft angle. Patients who are unable to achieve bony union following fixation are advised to opt for replacement arthroplasty.

Source link: https://doaj.org/article/262c504605d548ec9fa3ba46df052a6a


Dietary intake and stress fractures among elite male combat recruits

Inadequate energy intake may have a negative effect on physical fitness, and may result in injuries in physically active populations. The aim of this study was to investigate a potential association between diet intake and stress fracture occurrence among combat recruits during basic training. The number of calcium and vitamin D intakes reported on induction day were lower in the SF group compared to the NSF's 38. 9% for calcium and vitamin D, with 25. 1% for vitamin D. During BT calcium and vitamin D intake, the SF group's lowest level was maintained, but the NSF group's intake decreased for the SF group and no significant differences were found between the two groups. Conclusions The emergence of stress fractures in young recruits in combat BT was traced to dietary deficiency before induction and during BT of mostly vitamin D and calcium.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/1550-2783-9-6


One-Stage Long-Stem Total Knee Arthroplasty for Arthritic Knees with Stress Fractures

To determine the success of one-stage total knee arthroplasty for patients with arthritic knees and tibiofemoral stress fractures, click here. With tibial and femoral stress fractures, 11 men and 18 women aged 47 to 78 years who underwent fixed-bearing posterior-stabilised TKA for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis of the knee were analyzed. There were seven associated fibular stress fractures. Both 26 and 5 of the 31 knees with tibial stress fractures, respectively, showed vain and valgus deformity. [p 0. 05] The mean Knee Society knee score increased from 38. 5 to 89. 6. The mean Knee Society's functional score increased from 25. 5 to 86. 5 [p 0. 05].

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1177/230949901302100217


Stress fractures of the femoral neck in adults: an observational study on epidemiology, treatment, and reoperations from the Swedish Fracture Register

Background and purpose: Stress fractures of the femoral neck are rare injuries. We report the demographics, classification, diagnosis, treatment, reoperation rates, and mortality of a sample of sFNF patients from the Swedish Fracture Register. Patients and methods: We included 146 patients from the U2265-18 years of age, with an sFNF registered in the SFR between 2011 and 2020, with an sFNF registered in the SFR between 2011 and 2020. About 40% of patients had bone remodeling problems. Patients 60 years were treated nonoperatively by internal fixation in 77% and arthroplasty in 10%, respectively. Patients u2265-60 years old were treated nonoperatively in 10%, IF in 40%, and arthroplasty in 49%. The overall secondary or late surgery rate was 19%. Patients with a displaced FNF and those monitored nonoperatively for undisplaced sFNF were at risk of late surgery. Patients with these injuries had low mortality rates.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.2340/17453674.2022.2460


Cross-Sectional Investigation of Stress Fractures in German Elite Triathletes

Triathlon is a popular sport for both recreational and competitive athletes. This report looked at the incidences and patterns of stress fractures in the German national triathlon squad's cycling team. Female gender, competitive sport prior to triathlon training, vitamin D or iron deficiency, menstrual disorders, and a large number of annual training hours were among those at a higher risk for stress fractures.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/sports7040088


Short-term effects of teriparatide versus placebo on bone biomarkers, structure, and fracture healing in women with lower-extremity stress fractures: A pilot study

According to magnetic resonance imaging, we found that brief administration of teriparatide in premenopausal women with lower risk of fracture, bone resorption, improved bone structure, and hasten fracture healing could be helpful in the prevention of bone fracture in early women with lower-extremity stress fractures. Stress fracture healing at baseline and 8 weeks was measured by an MRI of the affected bone. TPTD-treated women had a larger cortical area and thickness than placebo at the weight bearing tibial site, while placebo-treated women had more total tibia and cortical density, while placebo-treated women had higher total tibia and cortical density. Conclusions: The randomized, pilot study concluded that TPTD may have anabolic results and fracture healing in premenopausal women with lower-extremity stress fractures. Larger prospective studies are needed to determine the effects of TPTD therapy on stress fracture recovery in premenopausal women.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcte.2016.05.004


Surgical treatment of lesser metatarsal stress fractures with a combination of injectable calcium phosphate and bone marrow aspirate

To restore bone, most metatarsal stress fracture fractures require a period of immobilization and offloading. Over a 5-year study, a retrospective chart review was carried out to determine the safety of an injection of calcium phosphate and bone marrow aspirate for the treatment of metatarsal stress fractures. A percutaneous injection of calcium phosphate and bone marrow aspirate has been administered to four patients with lesser metatarsal stress fractures resistant to conservative therapy. Patients were healthy post-operatively in a prosthetic booty with a return to a support sneaker at a mean of four weeks. This study found promising results with the injectable calcium phosphate and bone marrow aspirate combination for treatment of lesser metatarsal stress fractures.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fastrc.2021.100079

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