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ea0070aep169 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Fracture risk in patients with acute poliomyelitis‏ going through late adulthood

Mamlok Sherf Rutie , Cantrell Dror , Or Keren , Marcus Efrat , Benbassat Carlos , Ish Shalom Sofia , Shapira Alex , Koren Ronit

Objective: While osteoporotic fractures are reported in up to 40% of post-poliomyelitis adults, clinical guidelines regarding bone mineral density (BMD) testing and best timing for initiating treatment in this population are scarce. We assessed the characteristics of post-poliomyelitis patients, focusing on fracture and osteoporosis as the primary outcomes.Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional retrospective data analysis from medical records of 204 pos...