Osteoporosis: Surgeries

Risk for nonvertebral fracture and fractures at the hip and wrist may be more frequent in adults after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass compared with adjustable gastric band, study data show. Elaine W. Yu, MD, of the…

Kyphoplasty vs Vertebroplasty: No Major Differences

In patients with hip fractures, the use of a regional nerve block may provide pain relief, and decrease the risk for pneumonia.