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Henrik Gammelager

Validity of an algorithm to identify osteonecrosis of the jaw in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis in the Danish National Registry of Patients

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Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is an adverse effect of drugs that suppress bone turnover - for example, drugs used for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. The Danish National Registry of Patients (DNRP) is potentially valuable for monitoring ONJ and its prognosis; however, no specific code for ONJ exists in the International Classification of Diseases 10th revision (ICD-10), which is currently used in Denmark. Our aim was to estimate the positive predictive value (PPV) of an algorithm to capture ONJ cases in the DNRP among women with postmenopausal osteoporosis.
TidsskriftClinical epidemiology
Sider (fra-til)263-7
Antal sider5
StatusUdgivet - 2013

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