Conventional X-rays in the diagnosis of osteoporosis

Felsenberg, Dieter and Jung, Tatjana (2005) Conventional X-rays in the diagnosis of osteoporosis. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 2 (2). pp. 91-96. ISSN 1971-3266

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Conventional X-ray examination of the spine is the most important method to diagnose vertebral fractures. Radiologists are requested to identify, characterize and quantify vertebral fractures. Based on this diagnosis, an estimation of the incident fracture risk becomes possible and an indication to treat can be discussed consequently. Standardized documentation of diagnostic results is mandatory to assess the efficiency of the treatment

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Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.7 Malattie del sistema muscoloscheletrico
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 10:51
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 10:51

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