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Prediction of total and hip fracture risk in men and women by quantitative ultrasound of the calcaneus: EPIC-Norfolk prospective population study.

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BACKGROUND: A quarter of fractures needing admission happen in men, but few data are available that show the value of bone measures for prediction of fracture risk in men. We aimed to assess quantitative ultrasound of the calcaneum and fracture incidence in a prospective observational population study. METHODS: Calcaneum broadband ultrasound attenuation (BUA) was measured in men and women in the Norfolk cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk) between 1997 ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Volume:
363
Issue:
9404
Pages:
197-202
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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uuid:896fd439-5ebb-4650-85c5-41b722362f37
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484964
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2014-09-23

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