Osteoporosis after spinal cord injury

Abstract

Osteoporosis is a known consequence of spinal cord injury (SCI) and occurs in almost every SCI patient. It manifests itself as an increase in the incidence of lower extremity fractures. The pattern of bone loss seen in SCI patients is different from that usually encountered with endocrine disorders and disuse osteoporosis. In general, there is no… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-005-2028-8

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@article{Jiang2005OsteoporosisAS, title={Osteoporosis after spinal cord injury}, author={Shengdan Jiang and Li-yang Dai and Lei-sheng Jiang}, journal={Osteoporosis International}, year={2005}, volume={17}, pages={1278-1281} }