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Osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis is a serious public health issue. The past 10 years have seen great advances in our understanding of its epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment, and further advances are rapidly being made. Clinical assessment will probably evolve from decisions mainly being made on the basis of bone densitometry, to use of algorithms of absolute fracture risk. Biochemical markers of bone turnover are also likely to become more widely used. Bisphosphonates will probably remain the mainstay ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
367
Issue:
9527
Pages:
2010-2018
Publication date:
2006-06-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:c1b394fb-4af4-4032-83d5-22218f9eae20
Source identifiers:
125557
Local pid:
pubs:125557

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