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Rib fractures predict incident limb fractures: results from the European prospective osteoporosis study.

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Population studies suggest that rib fractures are associated with a reduction in bone mass. While much is known about the predictive risk of hip, spine and distal forearm fracture on the risk of future fracture, little is known about the impact of rib fracture. The aim of this study was to determine whether a recalled history of rib fracture was associated with an increased risk of future limb fracture. Men and women aged 50 years and over were recruited from population registers in 31 Europe...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/s00198-005-1887-3

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Ismail, AA More by this author
Silman, AJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Kaptoge, S More by this author
O'Neill, TW More by this author
Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
41-45
Publication date:
2006-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:bcab7581-a40f-4c9f-86d2-f2aee7fe10e2
Source identifiers:
473474
Local pid:
pubs:473474

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