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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  3, Issue 3, July - September 2012, Pages 212-212

 

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Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia in Rural Adult Population of Andhra Pradesh
Anantha Krishna, Pawan Kumar Sharma
Mediciti Institute Of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
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Abstract

  Osteoporosis and osteopenia are emerging as a major public health problem in India, associated with substantial morbidity and socio-economic burden. An early detection can help in reducing the fracture rates and overall socio-economic burden in adult population.
 


Corresponding Author : Anantha Krishna