Practical guide for the use of bone mineral measurements in the assessment of treatment of osteoporosis: A position paper of the european foundation for osteoporosis and bone disease

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The currently accepted definition of osteoporosis is "a systemic skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue, with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture risk". The definition of osteoporosis captures the notion that bone mineral density is an important component of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01622743

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