An evaluation of osteoporosis screening tools for the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) study

@article{Lynn2007AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of osteoporosis screening tools for the osteoporotic fractures in men (MrOS) study},
  author={Henry S H Lynn and Jean Woo and Ping-chung Leung and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor and Michael C. Nevitt and Jane A. Cauley and Robert A. Adler and Eric S. Orwoll},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={1087-1092}
}
No large-scale evaluations of osteoporosis screening tools have been done in men. OST and MOST were examined among 4658 US Caucasian and 1914 Hong Kong Chinese men. Both tools have high negative predictive values, accurately screening out men with low risk, and saving a third of DXA tests. Prior investigations have studied the performance of osteoporosis screening tools in women, but no large-scale evaluations have been done in men. This study examines the performance of the Osteoporosis Self… CONTINUE READING

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