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The Management of Osteoporosis After Fragility Fracture

The Orthopaedic Perspective

Morris, Jonathan MD1,a; Karkenny, Alexa J. MD1; Toro, Jose B. MD2

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00098
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Disclosures

  • ➢ The greatest risk factor for fragility fracture is a previous fragility fracture.
  • ➢ During post-fracture follow-up, the orthopaedic surgeon has an opportunity to intervene in the management of osteoporosis.
  • ➢ A novel algorithm for interpreting laboratory values and starting antiresorptive and bone-stimulating agents is presented.

1Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, New York

2Peaconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, New York

aE-mail address for J. Morris: morris.jonathan.m@gmail.com

Copyright © 2017 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
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