Hip fracture patients in India have vitamin D deficiency and secondary hyperparathyroidism
Osteoporosis International, 05/15/2012
Dhanwal 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.