Bone quality, as measured by trabecular bone score, in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

@article{EllerVainicher2013BoneQA,
  title={Bone quality, as measured by trabecular bone score, in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Cristina Eller-Vainicher and Marcello Filopanti and Serena Palmieri and Fabio Massimo Ulivieri and Valentina Morelli and Volha V. Zhukouskaya and Elisa Cairoli and Rosa Pino and Antonella Naccarato and Uberta Verga and Alfredo Scillitani and Paolo Beck-Peccoz and Iacopo Chiodini},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2013},
  volume={169 2},
  pages={155-62}
}
OBJECTIVE In primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), vertebral fractures (VFx) occur regardless of bone mineral density (BMD) and may depend on decreased bone quality. Trabecular bone score (TBS) is a texture measurement acquired during a spinal dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). Recently, TBS has been proposed as an index of bone micro-architecture. DESIGN We studied 92 PHPT patients (74 females, age 62.1±9.7 years) and 98 control subjects. In all patients at baseline, in 20 surgically… CONTINUE READING

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