Time since last fracture contributes little to predicting new osteoporotic fractures | ASBMR

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Takeaway

  • In estimating a patient’s risk of hip and major osteoporotic fractures (wrist, forearm, elbow, humerus, femur, hip, and spine [MOF]), time since last fracture and site contribute little.
  • But the number of prior fractures seems to contribute to the prediction of MOF. 
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