Prevalence of low forearm bone mineral density in Bulgarian men: a pilot study.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of osteoporosis at the distal forearm in a male cohort referred for bone density testing and to compare it to published data of Bulgarian women. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS 315 consecutive Bulgarian men aged 20 to 84 years were included (mean age 53.74 +/- 14.67 years). 59% of them were self-referrals. The comparative female… (More)

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@article{Boyanov2007PrevalenceOL, title={Prevalence of low forearm bone mineral density in Bulgarian men: a pilot study.}, author={Mihail A. Boyanov and Plamen R Popivanov and Natalya L Temelkova}, journal={The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male}, year={2007}, volume={10 1}, pages={9-16} }