Bone densitometry for the assessment of osteoporosis
Langton, Christian M. (2010) Bone densitometry for the assessment of osteoporosis. RAD Magazine, 36(416), pp. 15-16.
The primary clinical role of the non-invasive physical measurement of a bone, generally referred to as ‘bone densitometry,’ is to identify those subjects at risk of an osteoporotic fracture and their subsequent response to pharmaceutical intervention. The true ‘gold standard’ measurement of the mechanical integrity of a bone, and hence its fracture load, is a destructive test, generally performed by compressing either a regular shaped sample or whole bone.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Bone, Osteoporosis, Bone Densitometry, Fracture load, Finite Element Analysis, FEA, Medical Imaging|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > OTHER PHYSICAL SCIENCES (029900) > Biological Physics (029901)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > OTHER PHYSICAL SCIENCES (029900) > Medical Physics (029903)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > Physics
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Kingsmoor Publications Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||15 Nov 2010 09:51|
|Last Modified:||16 Jun 2011 00:58|
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