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Women who experience a vertebral fracture are 2 to 3 times more likely to die of pulmonary causes than women without a fracture.

Kado D, Browner W, Palermo L, et al. Vertebral Fractures and Mortality in Older Women: A prospective study. Arch Intern Med. 1999; 159(11): 1215-20.


Vertebral Fractures and Mortality in Older Women: A prospective study
Arch Intern Med
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Kado D, Browner W, Palermo L, et al
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Volume 159, Issue 11
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