Utility of Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool as a Screening Tool for Predicting Osteoporosis in Indian Men.

@article{Bhat2017UtilityOO,
  title={Utility of Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool as a Screening Tool for Predicting Osteoporosis in Indian Men.},
  author={Khurshid Ahmad Bhat and Manisha Kakaji and Ashish Awasthi and Karambir Kumar and Kshtij Mishra and Manoj Kumar Shukla and Sushil K. Gupta},
  journal={Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          160-163
        }
}
The osteoporosis self-assessment tool (OSTA) predicts the risk of osteoporosis in an individual. It is a simple calculation-based tool [wt (kg) - age (yr)/5] and can be used for measuring bone mineral density (BMD). However, OSTA is influenced by ethnicity. We studied the performance of OSTA index as a screening tool for osteoporosis in 257 community-dwelling North Indian men above 50 yr age. Each subject underwent a detailed clinical, dietary, anthropometric, and biochemical assessment and… CONTINUE READING
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