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The prevalence of vertebral deformity in european men and women: the European Vertebral Osteoporosis Study.

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Our aim was to determine the prevalence of radiographically defined vertebral deformity, as a marker of vertebral osteoporosis, in different regions and populations within Europe. We used a cross-sectional population-based survey. Population-based sampling frames were obtained from 36 centers in 19 European countries. Stratified random sampling was used to recruit 15,570 males and females aged 50-79 years. Lateral spinal radiographs were taken according to a standardized protocol, and all X-r...

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10.1002/jbmr.5650110719

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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:
11
Issue:
7
Pages:
1010-1018
Publication date:
1996-07-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:f8a58958-bbea-493d-8762-865e998b24f8
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126007
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pubs:126007

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