Hairmyres Hosptital, East Kilbride G75 8RG.
It is estimated that almost 1 in 10 men will suffer a fracture caused by osteoporosis after the age of 50 years. Among those are a considerable number of men who will fracture their hip. A number of therapies have demonstrated efficacy in improving bone density in men, and the issue of which therapy and when to institute it is addressed in this article.
PMID: 16025796 [PubMed – in process]