• High prevalence of vertebral fractures and low trabecular bone score in patients with fragility fractures: A cross-sectional sub-study of NoFRACT 

      Borgen, Tove Tveitan; Bjørnerem, Åshild; Solberg, Lene Bergendal; Andreasen, Camilla; Brunborg, Cathrine; Stenbro, May-Britt; Hübschle, Lars Michael; Froholdt, Anne; Figved, Wender; Apalset, Ellen M; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Basso, Trude; Lund, Ida; Hansen, Ann Kristin; Stutzer, Jens-Meinhard; Dahl, Cecilie; Omsland, Tone Kristin; Nordsletten, Lars; Frihagen, Frede Jon; Eriksen, Erik Fink (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose - Norway has among the highest incidence rates of fractures in the world. Vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) and trabecular bone score (TBS) provide information about fracture risk, but their importance have not ...
    • Team approach: Multidisciplinary treatment of hip fractures in elderly patients: Orthogeriatric care 

      Figved, Wender; Myrstad, Marius; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Finjarn, Merete; Odland, Liv Marie Flaten; Frihagen, Frede Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Patients with hip fractures are best managed by a multidisciplinary team. The multidisciplinary team consists of an orthogeriatrician, orthopaedic surgeon, aanesthesiologist, orthopaedic and/or geriatric nurse, occupational ...
    • The Norwegian Capture the Fracture Initiative a stepped wedge cluster randomized 1 controlled trial of a Fracture Liaison Service model of care: The NoFRACT Trial Protocol 

      Andreasen, Camilla; Solberg, Lene Bergendal; Basso, Trude; Borgen, Tove Tveitan; Dahl, Cecilie; Wisløff, Torbjørn; Hagen, Gunhild; Apalset, Ellen M; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Figved, Wender; Hübschle, Lars Michael; Stutzer, Jens-Meinhard; Elvenes, Jan; Joakimsen, Ragnar Martin; Syversen, Unni; Eriksen, Erik Fink; Nordsletten, Lars; Frihagen, Frede Jon; Omsland, Tone Kristin; Bjørnerem, Åshild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Importance Fragility fracture is a major health issue because of the accompanying morbidity, mortality, and financial cost. Despite the high cost to society and personal cost to affected individuals, secondary fracture ...