Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 17th, 2005
Researchers from the United States "prospectively examined, in a large cohort of older women, the proportion of incident radiographic vertebral deformities diagnosed as incident clinical vertebral fractures in the same women at the same vertebral level. The proportion of deformities clinically diagnosed ranged from <15% for milder deformities to nearly 30% for more severe deformities. The relationship between radiographic and clinical vertebral fractures is incompletely understood."
According to H. A. Fink and colleagues, "No...
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