Fracture Risk Assessment
What is the need of calculating fracture risk?
If you have osteoporosis, you are at risk of fracture from minor trauma or trivial events like a fall from standing height. These fragility fractures rsult in 10-20% mortality. So, you need assess your risk to protect yourself.
The FRAX tool was developed to calculate your fracture risk. This can calculate your 10-year probabilty of getting a hip fracture and other major osteoporotic fractures.
FRAX is not aproved for malignancy.
Even if your calculations are fine, your doctor needs to know to determine if you still need some treatment..
If you want to calculate your risk click here