Prevalence of vertebral fractures in French women older than 75 years from the EPIDOS study.

@article{Grados2004PrevalenceOV,
  title={Prevalence of vertebral fractures in French women older than 75 years from the EPIDOS study.},
  author={Franck Grados and Claudio Marcelli and Patricia Dargent-Molina and Christian Roux and J F Vergnol and Pierre Jean Meunier and Patrice Fardellone},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={362-7}
}
The aim of this study was to ascertain the prevalence and severity of vertebral fractures in French elderly women. We used spinal radiographs collected during the baseline examination of the Epidémiologie de l'Ostéoporose (EPIDOS) study, a multicentric prospective study of risk factors for hip fracture. A total of 7598 ambulatory women volunteers were recruited in the EPIDOS cohort using large population-based listings such as voter-registration lists. A subsample of 770 participants were… CONTINUE READING

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