Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Assessment: What is in the Future?
Department of Orthopedics, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras al
Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
*Corresponding Author: Chavda S, Department of Orthopedics, RAK Medical
and Health Sciences University, Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
December 23, 2022; Published: February 03, 2023
Osteoporosis is a chronic condition that causes bone fragility
fractures and is a major public health issue worldwide . According
to the Scorecard for Osteoporosis in Europe (SCORE), the
prevalence and burden of osteoporosis are expected to rise over
the next 10 years, primarily as a result of population aging. According
to the estimates, more than 30 million people in Europe and a
comparable number of individuals in the United States suffer with
osteoporosis . The availability of the standard dual-energy X-ray
absorptiometry (DXA), which has been adopted in the majority of
western countries but is still underutilized in many other developing
countries is strictly correlated with the prevalence of osteoporosis
. Osteoporosis is a societal burden brought on by both
individual and environmental factors.
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