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ba0001pp340 | Osteoporosis: evaluation and imaging | ECTS2013

Trabecular bone score and bone mineral density of lumbar spine in healthy women: pros and cons

Povoroznyuk Vladyslav , Lamy O , Dzerovych Nataliia , Hans Didier

Areal bone mineral density (aBMD) of the PA spine and proximal femur remained the gold standard for WHO classification of osteoporosis, fracture prediction and patient monitoring. Unfortunately, with age it is not infrequent to observe the presence of degenerative disease such as spinal osteoarthritis which would have a positive artifactual impact on aBMD which could lead to an erroneous interpretation. In a previous study it has been demonstrated that apparently such artifact...