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Aspects of fracture prevention - The role of fracture liaison services and alendronate


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Title: Aspects of fracture prevention - The role of fracture liaison services and alendronate
Authors: Axelsson, Kristian F.
E-mail: kristian.axelsson@gu.se
Issue Date: 5-Nov-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: I. Axelsson, K. F., Jacobsson, R., Lundh, D., Lorentzon, M. (2016). Effectiveness of a minimal resource fracture liaison service. Osteoporosis International, 27(11), 3165-3175.
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II. Axelsson, K. F., Johansson, H., Lundh, D., Möller, M., Lorentzon, M. (2020). Association Between Recurrent Fracture Risk and Implementation of Fracture Liaison Services in Four Swedish Hospitals: A Cohort Study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 35(7), 1216-1223.
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III. Axelsson, K. F., Wallander, M., Johansson, H., Lundh, D., Lorentzon, M. (2017). Hip fracture risk and safety with alendronate treatment in the oldest-old. Journal of Internal Medicine, 282(6), 546-559.
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IV. Axelsson, K. F., Nilsson, A. G., Wedel, H., Lundh, D., Lorentzon, M. (2017). Association Between Alendronate Use and Hip Fracture Risk in Older Patients Using Oral Prednisolone. JAMA, 318(2), 146-155.
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Date of Defence: 2020-11-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 november 2020, kl 9.00, Hörsal Carl Kylberg, Medicinaregatan 7B, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Osteoporosis
Prevention
Fracture
Fracture liaison service
Alendronate
Elderly
Prednisolone
Abstract: Objective: In an ageing population, osteoporotic fractures become more common and cause increased morbidity, mortality and societal cost. This thesis aimed to determine the potential role of fracture liaison services (FLS) and alendronate treatment on fracture risk in those with a recent fracture, in the elderly and in those treated with oral prednisolone. Methods: All four papers in this thesis are retrospective cohort studies. In the first two papers, we used regional electronic health recor... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-104-6 (PRINT)
978-91-8009-105-3 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/65466
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