Evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis: a consensus document of the Belgian Bone Club

  title={Evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis: a consensus document of the Belgian Bone Club},
  author={Steven Boonen and J J Body and Yves Boutsen and J -P Devogelaer and Stefan Goemaere and J T Kaufman and Serge Rozenberg and J -Y Reginster},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
Osteoporosis is widely recognized as a major public health concern. The cumulative lifetime fracture risk for a 50-year woman with osteoporosis is as high as 60% [1]. In Belgium, the annual costs of osteoporotic fractures are currently estimated in the range of 150 million euros, on a societal perspective [2]. Effective fracture prevention would have a major impact on women’s morbidity and to a lesser extend mortality. The availability of new therapeutic agents has made clinical decision-making… CONTINUE READING

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