Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management by Robert A. Adler

By Robert A. Adler

Osteoporosis is a frequent disease with major around the globe health and wellbeing and monetary influence. within the moment variation of the hugely profitable Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and medical administration, new editor Robert A. Adler, MD, makes use of a similar strategy because the first variation, pairing a bankruptcy at the simple technology of a ailment via a bankruptcy on its scientific facets. up-to-date and improved, this moment variation contains many new chapters reflecting the growing to be literature on osteoporosis. New themes disguise such components as equipment of bone imaging, screening for osteoporosis, adherence to remedy, or even a unique and interesting bankruptcy on osteoporosis in males, to call simply a number of. In Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and medical administration, moment variation, major specialists in a number of fields have once more supplied a wealth of priceless, state of the art info to light up the most important clinical and scientific facets of osteoporosis.

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However, because the increase in marrow fat is age-related, single-energy CT data can be corrected using age-related reference databases, and the residual error is not considered to be clinically relevant. , 80–90 kVp), the population SD in marrow fat accounts for roughly 5 mg/cm3 of the 25–30 mg/cm3 population SD in spinal trabecular BMD. This residual error is not considered large enough to merit clinical use of dual-energy techniques, which are more accurate, but which have larger radiation doses and precision errors.

Using a simultaneous calibration technique, the long-term CV of a well-maintained CT scanner should be close to 1%. The effect of variable patient positioning can be minimized by careful review of lateral localizer scans to ensure consistent slice placement and gantry angulations. Computer programs that place the region of interest automatically or semi-automatically may also be used to reduce precision errors. Bone Mineral Assessment of the Axial Skeleton 41 Measurement of BMD Using Volumetric CT Images of the Spine and Hip Three-dimensional CT scanning and image analysis procedures have become feasible with the advent of fast helical and multi-detector CT scanners and the cost reduction in computer processing power, which allows for inexpensive processing of the large volumes of CT data acquired in helical scans.

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