Investigation of bone with synchrotron radiation imaging: from micro to nano

@article{Peyrin2009InvestigationOB,
  title={Investigation of bone with synchrotron radiation imaging: from micro to nano},
  author={Françoise Peyrin},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1057-1063}
}
Bone achieves several functions in the organism and exhibits different levels of organization. At the microstructural scale, it is possible to distinguish cortical and cancellous bone being, respectively, a dense external shell and a porous inner material made of thin trabeculae (hundred of micrometers). If the general organization of these microstructures is well described in an anatomy handbook, their particular organization for a given bone may vary with aging, disease, or therapy. At the… CONTINUE READING

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