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Prognostic Nomogram of van Geel et al for Predicting Absolute Risk of Facture at 5 and 10 Years for a Postmenopausal Woman

Purpose:

To predict the risk of osteoporotic fracture for a postmenopausal woman using the nomogram of van Geel et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

M80

Description:

van Geel et al developed a nomogram for predicting the risk of osteoporotic fracture in postmenopausal women. This can help to identify a woman who may benefit from more aggressive management to restore bone density. The authors are from Maastricht University and Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia.

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