Hip fracture patients in India have vitamin D deficiency and secondary hyperparathyroidism
Osteoporosis International, 05/15/2012Dhanwal DK et al.
About three fourths of hip fracture patients have vitamin D deficiency, and two thirds have secondary hyperparathyroidism. Therefore, the serum 25–OHD level may be a useful index for the assessment of risk of hip fracture in India.
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