Evaluation of bone mineral density, osteoporosis prevalence and regional risk factors in Turkish women living in Kastamonu: KASTURKOS study


Aslan A., Karakoyun O., Guler E., Aydin S., Gok M. V. , Akkurt S.

EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY, cilt.23, ss.62-67, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.62-67

Özet

Objectives: This study aims to identify the bone mineral density (BMD) values and the prevalence of osteoporosis (OP) in Turkish women living in Kastamonu within the purpose of contributing to, Turkish database and to explore whether the characteristics of the regional climate and demographics in different provinces of Turkey, are risk factors, comparing our results with similar studies.