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Osteoporosis and osteopenia in the distal forearm predicts all-cause mortality independent of grip strength: 22-year follow-up in the population-based Tromsø Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2018-08-09)
<p><i>Introduction:</i> To investigate if bone mineral density (BMD) levels of the distal forearm, consistent with osteopenia and osteoporosis, can predict mortality and if grip strength is an effect modifier.<p> <p><i> Methods:</i> The study population constituted 6565 participants aged 50–79 years at baseline in the Tromsø Study wave 4 conducted in 1994–1995. Forearm BMD measured by SXA was ...