Spinal curvatures and quality of life in women with vertebral fractures secondary to osteoporosis.

@article{Cortet1999SpinalCA,
  title={Spinal curvatures and quality of life in women with vertebral fractures secondary to osteoporosis.},
  author={Bernard Cortet and Eric Houvenagel and François Puisieux and Elisabeth Roches and Pierre Garnier and Bernard Delcambre},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 18},
  pages={1921-5}
}
STUDY DESIGN A prospective cross-sectional case-control study. OBJECTIVES To compare spinal curvatures in women with osteoporosis and control subjects with a new instrument, the curviscope. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Few instruments are available for measuring spinal curvatures in the sagittal plane. Most of them have poor reproducibility, and they have been poorly investigated in osteoporosis. METHODS Ninety-eight postmenopausal women were evaluated. They were divided into two groups… CONTINUE READING