Risk of second major osteoporotic fracture is greatest immediately after first fracture

Posted by on April 17, 2016 2:11 pm
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This study shows that show that the risk of further fracture after a first major osteoporotic fracture is greatest immediately following the first event, with a declining, but still increased, risk in subsequent years. These results suggest that pharmacological treatment for secondary fracture prevention should be considered during the period immediately following a first fracture.

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