Kiebzak et al1 should be congratulated on their efforts to highlight the undertreatment of osteoporosis in men who have had a hip fracture. Methodological constraints due to the retrospective collection of data are evident, particularly on their assessment of comorbidity and risk factors. But the poor rates of prefracture and postfracture osteoporosis treatment, particularly in men, will make for uncomfortable reading among orthopedic surgeons across the globe.
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