Etiology of senile osteoporosis - A hypothesis

Atik O. S., Uslu M. M., Eksioglu F., Satana T.

CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, no.443, pp.25-27, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Osteoporosis is a major health problem characterized by compromised bone strength predisposing patients to an increased risk of fracture. It may cause morbidity and mortality in elderly men and women. The etiologic factors that lead to senile osteoporosis still are unclear.