EVALUATION OF RISK FACTORS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS AND OSTEOPENIA IN MALE PATIENTS AGED OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE


ÇÖBDEN A., ÇAMURCU İ. Y. , ÜÇPUNAR H. , SOFU H. , DUMAN S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.21, ss.263-270, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.31086/tjgeri.2018240427
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.263-270

Özet

Introduction: Osteopo rosis in men is often underdiagnosed and neglected compared to postmenopausal women. Major risk factors should be determined to prevent this disease, which has potential risk of mortality and morbidity for elder men. This study's purpose was to determine the risk factors for osteoporosis and osteopenia in male patients aged >60 years.