Osteoporosis pp 155-173 | Cite as

Osteoporotic Fractures Can Be Treated Successfully But Should Now Be Avoided

  • Reiner Bartl
  • Bertha Frisch

Abstract

Many, if not the majority of fractures occur as a result of falling, and approximately 5 % of older people require hospitalisation.

Keywords

Osteoporosis Testosterone Myeloma Cane Cataract 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reiner Bartl
    • 1
  • Bertha Frisch
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine III, Bavarian Center of OsteoporosisUniversity of MunichGermany
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology and Hematology, Sourasky Medical CenterUniversity of Tel AvivIsrael

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