Key clinical point: A nationwide study has found that the risk of developing osteoporotic fractures may be higher in patients with hemophilia.
Major finding: After adjusting for covariates, patients with hemophilia had a significantly higher risk of developing osteoporotic fractures versus matched controls (overall adjusted hazard ratio, 4.37; 95% confidence interval, 1.88-10.17; P = .001).
Study details: A population‐based cohort study of 75 patients with hemophilia and 300 control subjects.
Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The authors reported having no conflicts of interest.
Tuan S-H et al. Haemophilia. 2019 Jul 7. doi: 10.1111/hae.13814.