Comparison of three bone ultrasounds for the discrimination of subjects with and without osteoporotic fractures among 7562 elderly women

Krieg, M A; Cornuz, J; Ruffieux, C; Sandini, L; Büche, D; Dambacher, M A; Hartl, F; Häuselmann, H J; Kraenzlin, M; Lippuner, K; Neff, M; Pancaldi, P; Rizzoli, R; Tanzi, F; Theiler, R; Tyndall, A; Wimpfheimer, K; Burckhardt, P (2003). Comparison of three bone ultrasounds for the discrimination of subjects with and without osteoporotic fractures among 7562 elderly women. Journal of bone and mineral research, 18(7), pp. 1261-6. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1359/jbmr.2003.18.7.1261

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Bone ultrasound measures (QUSs) can assess fracture risk in the elderly. We compared three QUSs and their association with nonvertebral fracture history in 7562 Swiss women 70-80 years of age. The association between nonvertebral fracture was higher for heel than phalangeal QUS.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Osteoporosis

UniBE Contributor:

Lippuner, Kurt

ISSN:

0884-0431

Publisher:

Wiley-Blackwell

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:24

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 22:52

Publisher DOI:

10.1359/jbmr.2003.18.7.1261

PubMed ID:

12854836

Web of Science ID:

000183652200011

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/37856 (FactScience: 212043)

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