Phantom-less QCT BMD system as screening tool for osteoporosis without additional radiation.

@article{Mller2011PhantomlessQB,
  title={Phantom-less QCT BMD system as screening tool for osteoporosis without additional radiation.},
  author={Dirk K. M{\"u}ller and Alex Kutscherenko and Hans Bartel and Alain Vlassenbroek and Petr Ourednicek and Joachim F. Erckenbrecht},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={
          375-81
        }
}
PURPOSE Phantom-less bone mineral density (PLBMD) systems are easily integrated into the CT workflow for non-dedicated Quantitative CT (QCT) BMD measurements in thoracic and abdominal scans. This in vivo retrospective study aims to determine accuracy and precision of the PLBMD option located on the Extended Brilliance Workspace (Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, OH, US) from both cross-sectional and longitudinal image data. MATERIALS AND METHODS The cross-sectional comparison with phantom… CONTINUE READING
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