endocrinology
Bone health

Fracture prediction is better based on bone microstructural deterioration

A new fracture prediction model based on CT measures of bone microstructural deterioration can outperform the current BMD and FRAX-based approaches that miss the majority of fractures in older women, research shows. The model developed by Professor Ego Seeman of Austin Health, Melbourne, uses high resolution peripheral quantitative CT  (HR-pQCT) to obtain a structural fragility ...

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