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The risk of fracture in patients with multiple sclerosis: the UK general practice research database.

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Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be at an increased risk of fracture owing to a greater risk of falling and decreased bone mineral density when compared with the general population. This study was designed to estimate the relative and absolute risk of fracture in patients with MS. We conducted a population-based cohort study using data from the UK General Practice Research Database linked to the National Hospital Registry (1997-2008). Incident MS patients (n = 5565) were matched 1:6 ...

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10.1002/jbmr.418

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
26
Issue:
9
Pages:
2271-2279
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:a11dfd0c-3ebe-4d83-91bf-fca91ee271c5
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179197
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pubs:179197

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