Monthly Archives: septiembre 2015

Vitamin D insufficiency is very common among Spanish community-dwelling adult subjects. A threshold of serum 25(OH)D around 30 ng/ml would be necessary for the prevention of secondary hyperparathyroidism and hip bone loss in our population, regardless of the dairy calcium ingestion. Programs to improve vitamin D status may be required in our country.

Most of the 13 tools are feasible in clinical practice. FRAX has the largest number of externally validated and independent studies. The overall accuracy of the different tools is satisfactory (>0.70), with QFracture reaching 0.89 (95% CI 0.88 to 0.89). Significant methodological limitations were observed in many studies, suggesting caution when comparing tools based solely […]

The pharmacological management of osteoporosis in women of 50 and over in this population combines an important overuse and, to a lesser extent, underuse, although the level of inappropriateness varied strikingly depending on the CPG used. It seems urgent to reduce treatment overuse without neglecting underuse, as is urgent an attempt to reach wider agreement […]

Osteoporos Int. 2015 Sep;26(9):2257-63. doi: 10.1007/s00198-015-3117-y. Epub 2015 Apr 10. The available data also showed that patients attending the FLSs were evaluated, treated and followed in high compliancy with the IOF standards. Some standards are open to different interpretations and may need further specification. The major shortcoming in FLS practice was that patients invited to […]