AAOS/ORS Sponsor Bone Quality and Fracture Prevention Research Symposium

Osteoporosis, fragility fractures still receive insufficient attention

Terry Stanton

Osteoporosis and other bone fragility conditions pose an ever-expanding health problem, yet overall these conditions continue to go undermonitored and undertreated. At a recent Bone Quality and Fracture Prevention Research Symposium organized by the AAOS and the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), clinicians and researchers gathered to share the current state of knowledge in regard to bone quality and fracture prevention. They also discussed strategies to increase awareness and diagnostic vigilance and to achieve better treatment outcomes, both by exploring proven modalities and researching new ones.

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