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Archives of Osteoporosis

, 13:102 | Cite as

New FRAX-based intervention and assessment thresholds for the Ecuadorian population

  • Enrique Lopez GavilanezEmail author
  • Antonio W. D. Gavilanes
  • Peter Chedraui
  • Angel Segale Bajaña
Letter to the Editor
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© International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrique Lopez Gavilanez
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Antonio W. D. Gavilanes
    • 3
  • Peter Chedraui
    • 4
  • Angel Segale Bajaña
    • 2
    • 5
  1. 1.Servicio de EndocrinologíaHospital Docente de la Policía Nacional Guayaquil N° 2GuayaquilEcuador
  2. 2.AECE research group from Association of Clinical Endocrinologists of EcuadorGuayaquilEcuador
  3. 3.School of Oncology and Developmental BiologyMaastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Instituto de Biomedicina, Facultad de Ciencias MédicasUniversidad Católica de Santiago de GuayaquilGuayaquilEcuador
  5. 5.Servicio de Medicina InternaHospital Docente Policía Nacional Guayaquil N° 2GuayaquilEcuador

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