Osteoporos Int (2017) 28:2565–2571 DOI 10.1007/s00198-017-4103-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Predictors of near-term fracture in osteoporotic women aged ≥65 years, based on data from the study of osteoporotic fractures 1 1 2 1 1 2 D. Weycker & J. Edelsberg & R. Barron & M. Atwood & G. Oster & D. B. Crittenden & A. Grauer Received: 22 December 2016 /Accepted: 22 May 2017 /Published online: 7 June 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract fracture in the 1-year period subsequent to each exam was Summary Using data from the Study of Osteoporotic 2.2% for hip fracture and 6.6% for any non-vertebral fracture. Fractures (SOF), several clinical characteristics predictive of Independent predictors of hip fracture included low total hip near-term (1-year) risk of hip and non-vertebral fracture T-score, prior fracture, and risk factors for falls (multivariable among elderly osteoporotic women were identified, and a model c-statistic = 0.71 (95% CI 0.67–0.76)). Independent subset of those for hip fracture was incorporated into a risk predictors of any non-vertebral fracture included age, total assessment tool. Additional research is needed to validate hip T-score, prior falls, prior fracture, walking speed, study findings. Parkinson’s disease or stroke, and smoking (multivariable
Osteoporosis International – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 7, 2017
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