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UK clinical guideline for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

Introduction In 2008, the UK National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG) produced a guideline on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, with an update in 2013. This paper presents a major update of the guideline, the scope of which is to review the assessment and management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures in postmenopausal women and men age 50...

Osteoporosis in the European Union: medical management, epidemiology and economic burden

Summary This report describes the epidemiology, burden, and treatment of osteoporosis in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU27). Introduction Osteoporosis is characterized by reduced bone mass and disruption of bone architecture, resulting in increased risk of fragility fractures which represent the main clinical consequence of the disease. Fragility fractures are...

The US FRAX® filter: avoiding confusion or hindering progress?

I don’t do quagmiresDonald RumsfeldUS Department of Defence News Briefing, July 2003“The leadership of NOF and ISCD has decided after long and careful consideration that a FRAX® filter should be available, and this will happen in the USA.” So speak the proponents of the US FRAX® filter. Unfortunately, the careful consideration appears to have been driven more by threat than...

Osteoporosis in the European Union: a compendium of country-specific reports

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 the EU review panel of the IOF 0 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 0 J. Compston Department of Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital ... J. Compston Department of Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University , Cambridge, UK 10 J. A. Kanis WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases, University of Sheffield

SCOPE: a scorecard for osteoporosis in Europe

, RAND Europe, Cambridge, UK 8 K. Dreinhfer CSSB, Charit Universittsmedizin Berlin and Medical Park Berlin Humboldmhle , Berlin, Germany 9 J. Compston Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge School

Effects of long-term strontium ranelate treatment on vertebral fracture risk in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

620, Boston, MA 02108, USA 10 J. Compston Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital , Cambridge CB1 2QQ, England 11 M. Diaz-Curiel Servicio de Medicina Interna, Fundacin

The Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW): rationale and study design

, UK 12 J. Compston School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge , Cambridge, UK 13 S. Boonen Leuven University Center for Metabolic Bone Diseases, Division of Geriatric