Published in Medical Imaging Business Week, April 21st, 2005
Study 1: Metacarpal digital X-ray radiogrammetry and phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry may target dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry testing for osteoporosis as effectively as calcaneal quantitative ultrasound in postmenopausal women.
"Identifying women with osteoporosis remains a clinical challenge, as it may not be feasible or cost-effective to recommend dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) for all postmenopausal women. In this regard, quantitative ultrasound (QUS) has emerged as an attractive screening tool because of the (relatively) low cost and...
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