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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.blo.0000200235.76565.c8
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-27

Abstract

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.