Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0005p268 | Muscle, physical activity and bone | ECTS2016

Association of frailty with vitamin D in elderly women

Alekna Vidmantas , Mastaviciute Asta , Kilaite Justina , Tamulaitiene Marija

Objective: To investigate the relationship of frailty with vitamin D in community dwelling elderly women.Materials and methods: A retrospective cross-sectional study was performed on women over 60 years who were not using vitamin D supplementations. Frailty status was defined using Fried’s criteria: weakness, low walking speed, low physical activity, weight loss, exhaustion. Participants were classified as robust, prefrail and frail if they scored 0...

ba0005p370 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2016

Incidence of hip fracture in 2010 in Lithuanian residents over 40 years of age

Tamulaitiene Marija , Mastaviciute Asta , Urmanavicius Matas , Martinaityte Raminta , Alekna Vidmantas

Objective: To assess the incidence and distribution of hip fractures by sex and age among individuals over 40 years in Lithuania in 2010.Materials and methods: This population-based study was performed collecting the data from all orthopaedic-traumatology inpatient departments in Lithuania. The case histories of Lithuanian residents over 40 years, who had suffered a hip fracture in 2010, were examined. Subjects with primary hip fracture (ICD-10 codes S72...