The risk and burden of vertebral fractures in Sweden

J.A. Kanis, O. Johnell, A. Oden, F. Borgstrom, N. Zethraeus, C. De Laet, B. Jonsson

October 31 2003

J.A. Kanis
Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases (WHO Collaborating Centre), University of Sheffield Medical School,
Beech Hill Road, Sheffield, S10 2RX, UK

O. Johnell
Department of Orthopaedics, Malmo General Hospital, Malmo, Sweden

A. Oden
Consulting Statistician, Gothenburg, Sweden

F. Borgstrom, N. Zethraeus, B. Jonsson
Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden

C. De Laet
Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands


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