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Ability of FRAX Sri Lanka adjusted for trabecular bone score to discriminate between postmenopausal women with a recent fracture and without a fracture

Lekamwasam S, Karunanayaka M, Kaluarachchi V, Chandran M, Rathnayake H, Subasinghe S

Objectives: We evaluated the ability of fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) Sri Lanka to discriminate between women with a recent fracture and without a fracture, when trabecular bone score (TBS)...
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Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Health and Wellbeing of Older People: A Comprehensive Review

Lekamwasam R, Lekamwasam S

The pandemic is unavoidable; in addition to increased morbidity and mortality, they profoundly affect people and economies at every level. The negative effects of pandemics are more severe in marginalized...
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Comparison of the Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool for Asians and the fracture risk assessment tool - FRAX to identify densitometric defined osteoporosis: A discriminatory value analysis in a multi-ethnic female population in Southeast Asia

Chandran M, Chin YA, Choo KS, Ang WC, Huang XF, Liu XM, Tay D, Aung TKK, Ali A, Thu WPP, Logan S, Yan SX, Lekamwasam S, Hao Y

Objectives: The accuracy of FRAX® as a screening tool to identify osteoporosis and how it compares with tools such as Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool for Asians (OSTA), in Southeast Asian women...
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The diversity of Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX)-based intervention thresholds in Asia

Lekamwasam S

Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX), introduced in 2008, is the most frequently used fracture risk calculator. Many Asian countries have developed own FRAX models to suit their country needs. Only...
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