Osteoporosis is a serious public health problem. The incidence of osteoporotic fractures increases with age. As life expectancy increases, social costs associated with osteoporotic fractures will multiply exponentially. The early diagnosis of osteoporosis, thanks to evermore precise devices, becomes, therefore, fundamental to prevent complications of disease and unnecessary suffering.
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||THE RADIOLOGIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
- bone diseases