Factors influencing the treatment of osteoporosis following fragility fracture

Abstract

Treatment rates of osteoporosis after fracture are very low. Women who suffer a fragility fracture have a greater chance of receiving anti-fracture treatment if they had low bone mineral density (BMD), a fracture at the hip, femur or pelvis, administration of calcium and vitamin D supplements and/or an age ≥60 years. This investigation identifies the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-009-0898-x

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