Biological secondary contributors to osteoporosis in fractured patients, is an early systematic assay relevant?

Publication date: Available online 9 April 2019Source: Joint Bone SpineAuthor(s): Pierre-Emmanuel Cailleaux, David Biau, Leclerc Philippe, Anract Philippe, Roux Christian, Briot KarineAbstractObjective:To evaluate the prevalence of biological abnormalities leading to secondary osteoporosis in recently fractured patients.Methods:Adults older than 50, hospitalized for a nonvertebral fracture from July 2015 to October 2016, were assessed for bone fragility contributors in the Orthopedics Department. Bone mineral density (BMD) measurements and Vertebral Fracture assessment (VFA) were performed within 3 months. We assessed the prevalence of biological abnormalities in all the patients with recent fracture and in subgroups.Results:Among 439 hospitalized patients for non-vertebral low trauma fracture, 372 had biological tests (285 women, mean age 77.5 ± 13 years) and 353 (94.6%) had at least ≥ 1 biological abnormality, most frequently vitamin D insufficiency (
Source: Joint Bone Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Task Force Source Type: research
Conditions:   Primary Hyperparathyroidism;   Osteoporosis Interventions:   Drug: Denosumab 60 MG/ML Prefilled Syringe [Prolia];   Drug: Zoledronic Acid Sponsor:   University Medical Centre Ljubljana Recruiting
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Source: Current Osteoporosis Reports - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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