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[Evaluation of Bone ; Up Date from Research to Clinical Application. Advances in bone densitometry equipment].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23445883     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Techniques in bone densitometry have made remarkable progress in the past quarter-century and are now widely used in the daily practice of osteoporosis. Since the skeletal site and the method of measurement differ among the type of equipments, several types are adopted to suit the situation of each medical institute. Central DXA is used to provide a thorough examination of osteoporosis in large hospitals, whereas in general clinics the radial DXA or radiographic photodensitometry of metacarpus is mainly used. Quantitative ultrasound of calcaneus is mostly used for screening osteoporosis. DXA is also going to be applied to vertebral fracture assessment, hip structural analysis and micro-architectural analysis of vertebral trabecular bone.
Authors:
Teruki Sone; Kazuhiro Ohnaru; Kensuke Tanaka
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical calcium     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0917-5857     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Calcium     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433326     Medline TA:  Clin Calcium     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  jpn     Pagination:  317-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan.
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