Risk factors for a first-incident radiographic vertebral fracture in women > or = 65 years of age: the study of osteoporotic fractures.

@article{Nevitt2005RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for a first-incident radiographic vertebral fracture in women > or = 65 years of age: the study of osteoporotic fractures.},
  author={Michael C. Nevitt and Steve Cummings and Katie L. Stone and Lisa Palermo and Dennis M. Black and Doug Bauer and Harry K. Genant and Marc C. Hochberg and Kristine E Ensrud and Teresa A. Hillier and Jane A. Cauley},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={131-40}
}
UNLABELLED Vertebral fractures in older women signal an increased risk of additional osteoporotic fractures. To identify risk factors for first vertebral fractures, we studied 5822 women > or =65 years of age who had no fracture on baseline radiographs of the spine. Several modifiable risk factors increased an older woman's risk of developing a first… CONTINUE READING