Osteoporosis: Treat and live, or let die twice more likely.
Patients with fractures have reduced life expectancy (1-3). This is easily understood when death occurs following a hip fracture in an elderly frail individual (4). However, reduced life expectancy is also independently associated with vertebral or forearm fractures (5), rapid bone loss alone (6), and low bone mineral density alone (7). This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
|Authors||Nguyen, T.V.; Seeman, E.|
|Responsible Garvan Author|
|Publisher Name||JOURNAL OF BONE AND MINERAL RESEARCH|
|URL link to publisher's version||http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26211643|
|OpenAccess link to author's accepted manuscript version||https://publications.gimr.garvan.org.au/open-access/12928|