Pre-existing fractures and bone mass predict vertebral fracture incidence in women.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the independent contributions of bone mass and existing fractures as predictors of the risk for new vertebral fractures. SUBJECTS Postmenopausal Japanese-American women. MEASUREMENTS Baseline measurements of the distal radius, the proximal radius, and the calcaneus were obtained in 1981 using single-photon absorptiometry… (More)

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@article{Ross1991PreexistingFA, title={Pre-existing fractures and bone mass predict vertebral fracture incidence in women.}, author={Paul D S Ross and J. W. Davis and Rafael Epstein and Richard D. Wasnich}, journal={Annals of internal medicine}, year={1991}, volume={114 11}, pages={919-23} }