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Osteoporosis International

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Osteoporosis International OnlineFirst articles

14.06.2019 | Original Article Open Access

Long-term denosumab treatment restores cortical bone loss and reduces fracture risk at the forearm and humerus: analyses from the FREEDOM Extension cross-over group

Osteoporosis is characterized by reduced bone mineral density (BMD), increased microstructural deterioration, and, consequently, increased fracture risk. Worldwide, approximately 9 million new osteoporotic fractures occur per year, including 1.7 …

10.06.2019 | Original Article

Bone mass density and bone metabolism marker are associated with progression of carotid and cardiac calcified plaque in Chinese elderly population

Osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases are two common diseases that often coexist in the same elderly individuals, indicating that there may be some potential association between the pathogenesis of the two diseases.

08.06.2019 | Original Article

Correlation between hip osteoarthritis and proximal femoral fracture site: could it be protective for intracapsular neck fractures? A retrospective study on 320 cases

Proximal femur fractures (PFF) show high morbidity and mortality incidence resulting in a major economic burden on national healthcare systems [ 1 , 2 ]. In the USA, there are over 250,000 hip fractures every year [ 3 ]. Death risk in patients with …

07.06.2019 | Original Article

Fracture risk following intermission of osteoporosis therapy

The burden of osteoporotic fracture is very high, with an estimated 8.9 million fractures annually [ 1 ]. Many anti-osteoporosis medications (AOMs) are available, with the oral bisphosphonates (BP) being among the most widely prescribed. The …

05.06.2019 | Original Article

Secondary prevention of osteoporotic fractures: evaluation of the Lille University Hospital’s Fracture Liaison Service between January 2016 and January 2018

Osteoporosis is defined as a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strength (bone density and quality) predisposing to an increased risk of fracture [ 1 ]. It affects 30 to 40% of menopausal women, and 15 to 20% of men aged over 50 [ …

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An international multi-disciplinary journal which is a joint initiative between the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, Osteoporosis International provides a forum for the communication and exchange of current ideas concerning the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.

It publishes: original papers - reporting progress and results in all areas of osteoporosis and its related fields; review articles - reflecting the present state of knowledge in special areas of summarizing limited themes in which discussion has led to clearly defined conclusions; educational articles - giving information on the progress of a topic of particular interest; case reports - of uncommon or interesting presentations of the condition.

While focusing on clinical research, the Journal will also accept submissions on more basic aspects of research, where they are considered by the editors to be relevant to the human disease spectrum.

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