J Endocrinol Invest (2018) 41:431–438 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40618-017-0761-4 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The epidemiology of osteoporosis in Italian postmenopausal women according to the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA) diagnostic criteria: a multicenter cohort study 1 1 2 3 4 4 C. Cipriani · J. Pepe · F. Bertoldo · G. Bianchi · F. P. Cantatore · A. Corrado · 5 6 7 8 9 5 M. Di Stefano · B. Frediani · D. Gatti · A. Giustina · T. Porcelli · G. Isaia · 7 10 1 3 11 M. Rossini · L. Nieddu · S. Minisola · G. Girasole · M. Pedrazzoni Received: 1 August 2017 / Accepted: 8 September 2017 / Published online: 27 September 2017 © Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 2017 Abstract non-spine/non-hip fracture, parental history of hip fracture Purpose The study was aimed at evaluating the prevalence and current smoking were the most commonly observed. of osteoporosis, defined by BMD and the National Bone Conclusions Our study showed that more that the half of Health Alliance (NBHA) criteria, and the prevalence of postmenopausal women aged 50 and older in Italy has osteo- clinical risk factors for fractures in Italian postmenopausal porosis on the basis of the NBHA criteria. There is a relevant women. high risk of femur fracture, as assessed by the FRAX and Methods This is a cross-sectional, multicenter, cohort
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Published: Sep 27, 2017
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