Fracture incidence in a large cohort of men age 30 years and older with osteoporosis

@article{Manthripragada2015FractureII,
  title={Fracture incidence in a large cohort of men age 30 years and older with osteoporosis},
  author={Angelika D. Manthripragada and Cynthia D. O’Malley and Ugis Gruntmanis and Jesse W Hall and Rachel B. Wagman and Paul David Miller},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={1619-1627}
}
In this large retrospective study of men with presumed osteoporosis, we estimate the rate of osteoporosis-related fractures in men age ≥30 years. Our results suggest that spine and hip fractures continue to be a considerable disease burden for osteoporotic men of all ages. The purposes of this study were to describe a cohort of men with presumed osteoporosis and estimate the incidence rates of fractures by age. Using US administrative claims data, we identified 43,813 men ≥30 years old with an… CONTINUE READING
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