Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 19th, 2004
"Metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis usually cause a decrease in bone mass and a deterioration of bone microarchitecture leading to a decline in bone strength. Methods to predict bone strength in patients are currently based on bone mass only. It has been suggested that an improved prediction of bone strength might be possible if structural changes are taken into account as well," scientists in Netherlands report.
"In this study we evaluated which structural parameters (other than bone mass) are the best predictors for changes in bone mechanical properties of the...
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