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ba0001pp361 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2013

Referral rate of Lebanese males for osteodensitometry

Yaghi Yasser , Maalouf Ghassan , Ghazzawi Ahmad , Yaghi Kinda

Introduction and objectives: Male osteoporosis in the Arab World and the Middle East should be considered a major public health issue, and a problem in clinical medicine which deserves adequate attention similar to post-menopausal osteoporosis. There is a great lack of awareness among men about osteoporosis, and treatment is not as well codified as in women.The aim of this study was to evaluate referrals of male patients to Osteodensitometry Unit in a Un...