Correlating Whole-Body Bone Mineral Densitometry Measurements to Those From Local Anatomical Sites

@inproceedings{Rajaei2016CorrelatingWB,
  title={Correlating Whole-Body Bone Mineral Densitometry Measurements to Those From Local Anatomical Sites},
  author={Alireza Rajaei and Pooneh Dehghan and Saideh Ariannia and Arman Ahmadzadeh and Madjid Shakiba and Kourosh Sheibani},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of radiology : a quarterly journal published by the Iranian Radiological Society},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Using the same cutoff points for whole-body measurements as for site-specific measurements will result in underestimation of osteoporosis. OBJECTIVES We assessed the correlation between densitometry measurements for the whole body with those for the femur, lumbar spine, and forearm to evaluate the possibility of replacing site-specific values… CONTINUE READING