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Osteoporosis An Overview

By: Suman V.B,Khalid P,
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Osteoporosis: is dened as a reduction of bone mass (or density) or the presence of a fragility fracture. Based on recommendation of a WHO committee, osteoporosis is operationally dened as a bone density that falls 2.5 standard deviation (SD) below the mean for young healthy adults of the same race and gender also referred to as T-score of - 2.5. Those who fall at the lower end of the young normal range ( a T-score of >1SD below the mean ) are dened as osteopenic having low bone density and are considered to be at increased risk of osteoporosis.

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  • Publish Year:April 24, 2019
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  • Publisher:Mahi Publication
  • Language:English
  • ISBN13:978-81-939449-0-5

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Osteoporosis: is dened as a reduction of bone mass (or density) or the presence of a fragility fracture. Based on recommendation of a WHO committee, osteoporosis is operationally dened as a bone density that falls 2.5 standard deviation (SD) below the mean for young healthy adults of the same race and gender also referred to as T-score of - 2.5. Those who fall at the lower end of the young normal range ( a T-score of >1SD below the mean ) are dened as osteopenic having low bone density and are considered to be at increased risk of osteoporosis.
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Suman V.B

Suman V.B

(Department of Physiology, Kasturba Medical College. Mangalore, Manipal Academy of higher education (MAHE). Manipal, Karnataka, India)

Khalid P

Khalid P

(Assistant Professor at Department of Clinical Laboratory Science Faculty of Applied Medical Science Shaqra University (SU), Al-Dawadmi - 11911 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA))

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