Differential effects of menopause and metabolic disease on trabecular and cortical bone assessed by peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT).

@article{Tsurusaki2000DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of menopause and metabolic disease on trabecular and cortical bone assessed by peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT).},
  author={Kumiko Tsurusaki and Masaaki Ito and Kuniaki Hayashi},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={73 865},
  pages={14-22}
}
The usefulness of peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) was investigated in the diagnosis of metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis, and especially in the different diagnostic values in trabecular and cortical components. The subjects were 460 Japanese women aged 20-86 years, including 318 healthy volunteers, 58 osteoporotics with fracture and 84 patients with diseases including amenorrhoea, steroid-induced osteoporosis, renal osteodystrophy (ROD) and primary… CONTINUE READING