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20th European Congress of Endocrinology

Barcelona, Spain
19 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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ECE 2018, 19 - 22 May 2018; Barcelona, Spain

ea0056p280 | Female Reproduction | ECE2018

Association between age at onset of menopause and fracture risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Anagnostis Panagiotis , Siolos Pavlos , Gkekas Nifon , Kosmidou Nikoletta , Paschou Stavroula , Potoupnis Michael , Tsiridis Eleftherios , Goulis Dimitrios

Introduction: Early menopause (defined as age of menopause <45 years) and premature ovarian failure (defined as age of menopause <40 years) are associated with accelerated bone loss and increased risk of osteoporosis in later life. However, their association with increased fracture risk has not been established, with studies yielding conflicting results. The aim of this study was to systematically review and meta-analyze studies evaluating the effect of age at onset of...