Osteoporosis International

, Volume 20, Issue 8, pp 1291–1297 | Cite as

Cortical and trabecular architecture are altered in postmenopausal women with fractures

  • E. Sornay-RenduEmail author
  • S. Boutroy
  • F. Munoz
  • M. L. Bouxsein
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On the one-year anniversary of Professor Pierre Delmas’ death, we wish to reflect on his impact on us personally and on the field of osteoporosis research. In the past year, we have had time to think of how extremely fortunate we were to have had the opportunity to work for many years with Prof. Delmas. Elisabeth Sornay-Rendu has served as the primary clinical investigator of the OFELY study since its inception, development and implementation 18 years ago; Françoise Munoz has served as the research unit statistician since 2000; Stephanie Boutroy joined the unit in 2004 as an engineer, and completed her PhD on the in vivo assessment of bone microarchitecture in 2008; and Mary Bouxsein joined the unit as a biomechanics consultant and collaborator in 2003.

Pierre’s vision to establish the OFELY cohort and more recently the STRAMBO cohort has allowed the investigation of a number of key issues in skeletal health, including the roles of BMD, bone loss and bone turnover in skeletal...


Distal Radius Fragility Fracture Wrist Fracture Bone Microarchitecture Trabecular Architecture 
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© International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Sornay-Rendu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • S. Boutroy
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Munoz
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. L. Bouxsein
    • 3
  1. 1.INSERM Research Unit 831Lyon cedex 03France
  2. 2.Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1LyonFrance
  3. 3.Orthopaedic Biomechanics LaboratoryBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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