Towards a diagnostic and therapeutic consensus in male osteoporosis

J. A. Kanis, G. Bianchi, J. P. Bilezikian, J. M. Kaufman, S. Khosla, E. Orwoll, E. Seeman

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The consensus views on osteoporosis in men are reported. Introduction: A workshop was convened within a meeting on osteoporosis in men to identify areas of consensus amongst the panel (the authors) and the participants of the meeting. Methods: A public debate with an expert panel on preselected topics was conducted. Results and Conclusions: Consensus views were reached on diagnostic criteria and several aspects on the pathophysiology and treatment of osteoporosis in men.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2789-2798
Number of pages10
JournalOsteoporosis International
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2011


  • Bone mineral density
  • Bone quality
  • Fracture risk
  • Gonadal hormone status
  • Obesity
  • T-score
  • Testosterone
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


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