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Incidence of vertebral fracture in europe: results from the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS).

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Vertebral fracture is one of the major adverse clinical consequences of osteoporosis; however, there are few data concerning the incidence of vertebral fracture in population samples of men and women. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of vertebral fracture in European men and women. A total of 14,011 men and women aged 50 years and over were recruited from population-based registers in 29 European centers and had an interviewer-administered questionnaire and lateral spinal ...

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10.1359/jbmr.2002.17.4.716

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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
716-724
Publication date:
2002-04-01
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
Source identifiers:
127038
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:127038
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uuid:61fd2914-f187-4d51-bc0f-148b91974984
Local pid:
pubs:127038
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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