Association of Obesity with Forearm Fractures, Bone Mineral Density and Fracture Risk (FRAX (R)) During Postmenopausal Period


MESCI E. , MESCI N., Icagasioglu A. , Madenci E.

TURK OSTEOPOROZ DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OSTEOPOROSIS, vol.22, no.2, pp.80-84, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tod.66376
  • Title of Journal : TURK OSTEOPOROZ DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OSTEOPOROSIS
  • Page Numbers: pp.80-84
  • Keywords: Bone mineral density, fracture risk, obesity, osteoporosis, FRAGILITY FRACTURES, WOMEN, WRIST

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the association among obesity with bone mineral density (BMD) and subsequent fracture risk among postmenopausal women with a previous forearm fracture.