[Osteosonography of the phalanges of men].


BACKGROUND The distal metaphysis of the first phalanx of the fingers II to V is, like the vertebral body, a useful site for the measurement of mineralisation and structure of the bone, because of the simultaneous presence of compact and trabecular bone. METHOD With an osteosonographic device (DBM sonic 1200, IGEA, Italy) we measured in 38 young and… (More)


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