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ba0001pp336 | Osteoporosis: evaluation and imaging | ECTS2013

TBS improves the detection of subjects at risk of fracture irrespectively to the BMD status: a Spanish population-based study

Gregorio Silvana Di , Winzenrieth Renaud , Rio Luis Del

Iisn’t uncommon to encounter patients with both a fragility fracture and only a slightly low BMD value or even normal one. Currently the DXA technology can assess information on trabecular microstructural texture supplementing the standard BMD measurement, using a new method: the trabecular bone score (TBS). In order to check TBS, BMD and their combination to discriminate patients with vertebral fracture, we scanned 946 subjects. The cohort was stratified using the WHO di...