Prevalence of osteoporosis using DXA bone mineral density measurements at the calcaneus: cut-off points of diagnosis and exclusion of osteoporosis.


The objective of this article is to evaluate different T-score cut-off points in the calcaneus in order to establish the prevalence of osteoporosis in the general population and to evaluate the clinical value of bone mineral density at the calcaneus as a tool to identify patients with spine or hip osteoporosis. A total of 1455 people (727 women and 728 men… (More)


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