A non-invasive prevention program model for the assessment of osteoporosis in the early postmenopausal period: a pilot study on FRAX(®) and QUS tools advantages

Paola Villa, Alfredo Pontecorvi, Giovanni Scambia, Anna Pia Lassandro, Maria Cristina Moruzzi, Inbal Dona Amar, Lorenzo Vacca, Francesco Di Nardo, Chiara De Waure

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Abstract

The study analyses the performances of FRAX algorithm and quantitative ultrasound (QUS) tool in relationship to the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) categorization to identify patients at risk of osteoporosis during menopause and to reach new thresholds for recommending the first DXA examination.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)191-198
Numero di pagine8
RivistaJournal of Endocrinological Investigation
Volume39
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2016

Keywords

  • FRAX
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • QUS
  • Stiffness index

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