Who is at risk of osteoporosis?
This contribution assesses who is at risk of osteoporosis, by delineating the key risk factors involved in the condition. Osteoporosis represents a major public health problem through its association with fragility fractures, primarily of the hip, spine and distal forearm. Some risk factors for fragility fracture act through bone mineral density (BMD), for example female gender, asian or Caucasian race, premature menopause, primary or secondary amenorrhoea, primary and secondary hypogonadism ...Expand abstract
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright date:
Views and Downloads
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record