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A simple score for estimating the long-term risk of fracture in patients with multiple sclerosis.

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OBJECTIVE: To derive a simple score for estimating the long-term risk of osteoporotic and hip fracture in individual patients with MS. METHODS: Using the UK General Practice Research Database linked to the National Hospital Registry (1997-2008), we identified patients with incident MS (n = 5,494). They were matched 1:6 by year of birth, sex, and practice with patients without MS (control subjects). Cox proportional hazards models were used to calculate the long-term risk of osteoporotic and h...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
79
Issue:
9
Pages:
922-928
Publication date:
2012-08-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Source identifiers:
345650

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