Single-site vs multisite bone density measurement for fracture prediction.

@article{Leslie2007SinglesiteVM,
  title={Single-site vs multisite bone density measurement for fracture prediction.},
  author={William D Leslie and Lisa M. Lix and James F. Tsang and Patricia A. Caetano},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={167 15},
  pages={1641-7}
}
BACKGROUND Bone density measurement with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry is widely used for fracture risk assessment. Discordance between measurement sites is common, but it is unclear how this affects fracture prediction. METHODS We performed a historical cohort study among 16 505 women 50 years or older at the time of baseline dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry of the spine and hip (mean +/- SD observation period, 3.2 +/- 1.5 years). The study population was drawn from a database that… CONTINUE READING
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