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Contribution of bone imaging in the pharmacoepidemiology of fractures

  • At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: STAA, Tjeerd (Procter&Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Epidemiology, Egham, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:

    To date, assessment of bone mineral density (BMD) has been important in the diagnosis of osteoporosis and the WHO definition of osteoporosis is widely accepted as an intervention threshold in practice guidelines. A meta-analysis has reported that hip fracture prediction with BMD alone is at least as good as blood pressure readings to predict


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