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ea0037gp.10.02 | Calcium, Vitamin D and Bone | ECE2015

Comparison of two methods in assessment of fracture risk of postmenopausal women with osteopenia

Kuzma Martin , Nemethova Eva , Killinger Zdenko , Payer Juraj

Introduction: More than half of osteopenic patients suffer from fracture (Fx), but BMD osteopenia is usually not considered for treatment initiation. FRAX, tool that can identify patients with high Fx risk based on major risk factors, can be used as an interventional threshold. Past few years, trabecular bone score (TBS), the bone quality determinant, is a promising method identifying the high-risk patients according to degradation of trabecular bone.Obj...