Prevalence and predictors of osteoporosis risk in orthopaedic patients

  • Rozental T
  • Shah J
  • Chacko A
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Abstract

Current physician practices are not effective in adequately evaluating and treating patients for osteoporosis. While dual-energy xray absorptiometry is the gold standard in evaluating bone mineral density, calcaneal quantitative ultrasound has emerged as a low-risk and low-cost alternative.

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