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Burden of postmenopausal osteoporosis in Germany: estimations from a disease model.

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UNLABELLED: This article describes the adaptation of a model assessing the incidence of osteoporotic fractures and prevalence of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) in Germany. PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to estimate the epidemiological burden of PMO in Germany from 2010 to 2020. METHODS: For each year of the study, the 'incident cohort' (women experiencing a first osteoporotic fracture) was identified and run through a Markov model using 1-year cycles until 2020. Health states were b...

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10.1007/s11657-012-0099-7

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Journal:
Archives of osteoporosis
Volume:
7
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
209-218
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1862-3514
ISSN:
1862-3522
URN:
uuid:ff83fc30-1674-445f-b768-30db53376e47
Source identifiers:
405651
Local pid:
pubs:405651

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