Performance of HR-pQCT, DXA, and FRAX in the discrimination of asymptomatic vertebral fracture in postmenopausal Chinese women

ConclusionTb.vBMD at the radius and SMI at the tibia provided by HR-pQCT can discriminate asymptomatic VF independent of hip aBMD and FRAXBMD by DXA in postmenopausal women.
Source: Archives of Osteoporosis - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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In conclusion, the combined use of LF-NMR and micro- CT provides a valuable tool for characterizing the morphology of trabecular bone and may offer the possibility for a new approach to the study and modeling of bone mechanics in the context of aging and disease.PMID:34837800 | DOI:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104933
Source: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionPrior fracture was associated with parameters at both the radius and tibia. This study highlights key pQCT parameters that may aid in the prediction of fracture risk.
Source: Archives of Osteoporosis - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Due to the special challenges of correctly detecting fragility fractures and being able to quickly initiate adequate therapy, good cooperation between radiologists and trauma surgeons is necessary.PMID:34767032 | DOI:10.1007/s00117-021-00928-x
Source: Der Radiologe - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsWhile evidence is limited, studies suggest that ESIs may cause bone loss, particularly those investigating volumetric BMD. Larger doses appear to confer greater risk. Further prospective studies are needed to investigate the relationship between ESI and fracture risk. Better understanding of the skeletal consequences of ESIs will help foster strategies to prevent bone loss in the growing population of patients receiving this treatment.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Comput Math Methods Med. 2021 Oct 11;2021:2638495. doi: 10.1155/2021/2638495. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To explore the application value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and GSI-energy spectrum electronic computed tomography (CT) medical imaging based on the deep convolutional neural network (CNN) in the treatment of lumbar degenerative disease and osteoporosis.METHODS: There were 56 cases of suspected lumbar degenerative disease and osteoporosis. A group of 56 subjects were examined using 1.5 TMR spectrum (MRS) and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to collect the lumbar L3 vertebral body fat ratio (...
Source: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Category: Statistics Authors: Source Type: research
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