Assessment of fracture risk
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2009

Fractures are a common complication of osteoporosis. Although osteoporosis is defined by bone mineral density at the femoral neck, other sites and validated techniques can be used for fracture prediction. Several clinical risk factors contribute to fracture risk independently of BMD. These include age, prior fragility fracture, smoking, excess alcohol, family history of hip fracture, rheumatoid arthritis and the use of oral glucocorticoids. These risk factors in conjunction with BMD can be integrated to provide estimates of fracture probability using the FRAX tool. Fracture probability rather than BMD alone can be used to fashion strategies for the assessment and treatment of osteoporosis.

methods

Incidence

Humans

diagnosis

Fractures

Bone Density

Osteoporosis

Age Distribution

Proportional Hazards Models

Risk Assessment

epidemiology

diagnosis

Decision Support Systems

Risk Factors

epidemiology

Clinical

Bone

Författare

John A Kanis

Helena Johansson

Göteborgs universitet

Eugene V McCloskey

European Journal of Radiology

0720-048X (ISSN)

Vol. 71 3 392-7

Ämneskategorier

Endokrinologi och diabetes

Fysiologi

DOI

10.1016/j.ejrad.2008.04.061

PubMed

19716672

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2017-10-10