Ultrasound of the phalanges is not related to a previous fracture. A comparison between ultrasound of the phalanges, calcaneus, and DXA of the spine and hip in 75-year-old women.

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Recently, an ultrasound (US) device for measurement of amplitude-dependent speed of sound in four proximal phalanges of the hand (DBM Sonic 1200, IGEA, Carpi, Mo, Italy) has been introduced but has not been thoroughly investigated in populations at most risk for fragility fractures (i.e., elderly women). As part of the Malmö Osteoporosis Prospective Risk… (More)

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