Prediction of femoral fracture load: cross-sectional study of texture analysis and geometric measurements on plain radiographs versus bone mineral density.

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PURPOSE To use standard radiographs to determine which combination of co-occurrence textural parameters, geometric measurements, and cortical thickness measurements from femur radiographs provided the best estimate of femoral failure load and to compare these with total hip dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry bone mineral density (BMD) evaluation. MATERIALS… (More)
DOI: 10.1148/radiol.10090232

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