Hip axis length in an Italian osteoporotic population.

  title={Hip axis length in an Italian osteoporotic population.},
  author={Riccardo Rosso and Salvatore Minisola},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  volume={73 873},
Models proposed so far for the pathogenesis of osteoporosis often do not take into account the factors underlying the different incidences of hip fracture in different populations. To address this issue, we identified 34 female patients with hip fracture (HF) and 16 women with at least four vertebral fractures (VF) in a population-based retrospective study. Each participant had a bone mineral density (BMD) measurement of the lumbar spine and hip using a Hologic QDR-2000 scanner, in single beam… CONTINUE READING