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International Journal of Vascular Surgery and Medicine

ISSN: 2455-5452



Abstract Open Access
Editorial PTZAID: IJVSM-3-120

Peripheral Artery Disease and Osteoporosis

Bilgin Bahadır Basgoz, Musa Baris Aykan* and Ilker Tasci

The frequency of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) increases with advancing age similar to that of osteoporosis [1], which is the most common bone disease worldwide and a growing public health issue for the aging population. Thus, a better understanding of osteoporosis and related problems are of utmost importance. According to World Health Organization criteria, diagnosis of osteoporosis is based on bone mineral density (BMD) values or presence of osteoporotic fractures [2].

Published on: Feb 3, 2017 Pages: 13-14

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