International Osteoporosis Foundation and European Calcified Tissue Society Working Group. Recommendations for the screening of adherence to oral bisphosphonates

ConclusionsIf a significant decrease is observed, the treatment can continue, but if no decrease occurs, the clinician should reassess to identify problems with the treatment, mainly low adherence.
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AbstractVertebral fractures are important indicators of osteoporosis. Fractures with partial collapse of vertebral bodies are referred to as vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) that are usually non-traumatic in nature. Some common causes of VCFs are trauma, bone failure related to osteoporosis (benign) and metastatic cancer (malignant). This paper aims at developing a system for computer-aided diagnosis to help in the detection, labeling and segmentation of lumbar vertebral body (VB) and to further classify each VB into normal, malignant and benign VCFs. After the initial preprocessing, morphological, shape and angular ...
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