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OTCA19 – ”Screening for osteoporosis in the general population” final assessment and related documentation is now available

EUnetHTA is pleased to announce that the final project plan, final assessment, comments from the external experts and authors’ answers, together with the final abstract and plain language summary for OTCA19 “Screening for osteoporosis in the general population” are now available for access. There were no manufacturers involved in this project.

Screening for osteoporosis aims to identify and treat persons with an osteoporosis-related fracture risk in order to avoid fractures. The objective of this assessment was to evaluate the relative effectiveness and safety of population-based screening compared with standard care (no screening) using evidence from randomised controlled trials.

Please use the following links to access all documentation:

OTCA19 Final Project Plan

OTCA19 Final Assessment

OTCA19 Final Abstract

OTCA19 2nd Draft Comments and Authors’ Replies

OTCA19 Plain Language Summary