The Amount of Periosteal Expansion Required to Maintain Bone Strength During Aging Increases Over Time and Depends on the Set of Acquired Adult Bone Traits

  • A. Puri, karl. jepsen
  • Published 2010

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: One goal of reducing fracture risk is to maintain bone stiffness and strength with aging despite a net loss in bone mass. It is well recognized that age-related bone loss is often accompanied by continued periosteal apposition [1]. Because variation in the amount of periosteal expansion may be a major contributor to fracture risk [2], having a… (More)

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