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Femoral neck fragility: genes or environment?

Abstract:

As with other diseases that show exponentially increasing rates, hip fracture probably requires multiple prior events to become manifest. It is common ground that there are genetic, environmental, lifestyle and perhaps dietary determinants of risk of osteoporotic fracture as well as interactions between them. The key to secondary prevention is the understanding of how these components can be integrated into an effective assessment of the major risks of hip fracture after a previous fracture h...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Journal of musculoskeletal and neuronal interactions
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
148-151
Publication date:
2004-06-05
ISSN:
1108-7161
URN:
uuid:e2054312-2840-4175-b58e-38a5be44ec30
Source identifiers:
484962
Local pid:
pubs:484962
Language:
English
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