Alfred K Pfister

Summary

Affiliation: West Virginia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Risk factors predicting fractures in early postmenopausal women
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, USA
    W V Med J 109:8-12, 14-5. 2013
  2. doi An approach to identify rural women aged 60 to 64 for osteoporosis treatment
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV, USA
    South Med J 105:11-7. 2012
  3. ncbi Osteoporosis by forearm bone densitometry in postmenopausal women in West Virginia
    Alfred K Pfister
    Dept of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, USA
    W V Med J 103:26-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Cost-effectiveness strategies to treat osteoporosis in elderly women
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston 25304, USA
    South Med J 99:123-31. 2006
  5. ncbi The economics of fragility fractures in West Virginia
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, WV School of Medicine, Charleston, USA
    W V Med J 105:10-3. 2009
  6. ncbi A controversy: linking atypical femoral fractures to bisphosphonate therapy
    Christopher C Trotter
    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV, USA
    W V Med J 107:8-13. 2011
  7. ncbi The use of calcaneal quantitative ultrasound for determining bone mass of the hip
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, USA
    W V Med J 99:71-3. 2003
  8. ncbi Fracture of the osteoporotic cervical spine from a low-level trauma
    Ammar Almehmi
    Dept of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, USA
    W V Med J 101:71-2. 2005

Collaborators

  • Christopher C Trotter
  • Ammar Almehmi
  • Todd H Goldberg
  • Brant A Whited
  • Steven A Artz
  • Jeffrey Dameron
  • Hamid Deliri

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Risk factors predicting fractures in early postmenopausal women
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, USA
    W V Med J 109:8-12, 14-5. 2013
    ..Although we were unable to associate increased fracture risk in this age group other reported risk factors of an osteoporotic bone density, FRAX formula, smoking, parity, chronic illnesses, and no hormone replacement during a normal..
  2. doi An approach to identify rural women aged 60 to 64 for osteoporosis treatment
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV, USA
    South Med J 105:11-7. 2012
    ..3% for a period of 10 years. We sought the most cost-effective approach to identify older, rural women who are eligible for osteoporosis treatment...
  3. ncbi Osteoporosis by forearm bone densitometry in postmenopausal women in West Virginia
    Alfred K Pfister
    Dept of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, USA
    W V Med J 103:26-8. 2007
    ..Clinical risk factors should be present before initiating treatment in younger postmenopausal women ages 50-64. In those women without risk factors, confirmation by central densitometry should be performed if possible...
  4. ncbi Cost-effectiveness strategies to treat osteoporosis in elderly women
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston 25304, USA
    South Med J 99:123-31. 2006
    ..Comparing the cost-effectiveness of various antiosteoporotic drugs has not been defined...
  5. ncbi The economics of fragility fractures in West Virginia
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, WV School of Medicine, Charleston, USA
    W V Med J 105:10-3. 2009
    ..We conclude that increased screening and recognition of osteoporosis by the primary care provider is a more feasible strategy to improve cost savings and fracture reduction rather than attempts to improve treatment adherence...
  6. ncbi A controversy: linking atypical femoral fractures to bisphosphonate therapy
    Christopher C Trotter
    West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV, USA
    W V Med J 107:8-13. 2011
    ..Moreover, population studies have found this type of fracture rare and not increased in patients who have received bisphosphonate treatment. Physicians should continue to use bisphosphonate agents as a primary treatment for osteoporosis...
  7. ncbi The use of calcaneal quantitative ultrasound for determining bone mass of the hip
    Alfred K Pfister
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, USA
    W V Med J 99:71-3. 2003
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  8. ncbi Fracture of the osteoporotic cervical spine from a low-level trauma
    Ammar Almehmi
    Dept of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division, USA
    W V Med J 101:71-2. 2005
    ..In the elderly, however, cervical spine compression fractures can occur with relatively minor trauma and are associated with high morbidity and mortality...