Recomendações para o diagnóstico e terapêutica da osteoporose.

Translated title of the contribution: Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis

Viviana Tavares, Helena Canhão, José António Melo Gomes, Eugénia Simões, José Carlos Romeu, Paulo Clemente Coelho, Rui André Santos, Armando Malcata, Domingos Araújo, Carlos Vaz, Jaime Branco

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This article presents the guidelines for the management of osteoporosis established by the Portuguese Society of Rheumatology and the Portuguese Society of Metabolic Bone Diseases. The document is the result of the consensus achieved after systematic review of the literature and open discussion in nationa meetings of both societies of draft documents presented by the authors. The recommendations include aspects related to diagnosis, clinical evaluation, prevention, treatment and monitoring of post-menopausal and male osteoporosis. The guidelines aim to achieve the reduction of osteoporotic fractures throug validated clinical practices that will allow the correct use of diagnostic and therapeutic resources. The consensus will be reviewed as needed whenever new scientific evidence is available.

Translated title of the contributionRecommendations for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)49-59
Number of pages11
JournalActa Reumatológica Portuguesa
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007


  • Consensus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Portugal
  • Guidelines
  • Portuguese Society of Rheumatology
  • Portuguese Society of Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Consensos
  • Osteoporose
  • Recomendações; Sociedade Portuguesa de Reumatologia;
  • Sociedade Portuguesa de Doenças Ósseas Metabólicas


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