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Do we need bone mineral density to estimate osteoporotic fracture risk? A 10-year prospective multicentre validation study

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  • Andréa Marques Rheumatology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Clínica Universitária de Reumatologia, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Coimbra Nursing School, Esenfc, Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing (UICiSA:E), Coimbra, Portugal PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Raquel Lucas EPIUnit – Institute of Public Health and Porto Medical School, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eugénia Simões Instituto Português de Reumatologia, Lisboa, Portugal PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Suzanne M M Verstappen Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology, Division of Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johannes W G Jacobs Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jose A P da Silva Rheumatology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Clínica Universitária de Reumatologia, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jose A P da Silva; jdasilva{at}ci.uc.pt
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Marques A, Lucas R, Simões E, et al
Do we need bone mineral density to estimate osteoporotic fracture risk? A 10-year prospective multicentre validation study

Publication history

  • Received June 4, 2017
  • Revision received July 30, 2017
  • Accepted August 25, 2017
  • First published September 26, 2017.
Online issue publication 
September 26, 2017

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