[Osteoporosis in the man: diagnosis and therapy].

The prevalence of osteoporosis in men has been underestimated in the past. Vertebral fractures were found in about 10% in men of age 50 and over 20 to 30% of all hip fractures in advanced age occur in men. Lower life expectancy of men but also differences in bone geometry and remodeling contribute to the lower rate of fractures in comparison to the female… CONTINUE READING