Association of 5 quantitative ultrasound devices and bone densitometry with osteoporotic vertebral fractures in a population based sample: the OPUS study

C. C. Glueer, R. Eastell, David M Reid, D. Felsenberg, C. Roux, R. Barkmann, W. Timm, T. Blenk, Alison Stewart, J. Clowes, F. Thomasius, S. Kolta

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Abstract

We compared the performance of five QUS devices with DXA in a population-based sample of 2837 women. All QUS approaches discriminated women with and without osteoporotic vertebral fractures. QUS of the calcaneus performed as well as central DXA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)782-793
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Bone and Mineral Research
Volume19
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • bone densitometry
  • quantitative ultrasound
  • osteoporosis
  • population studies
  • vertebral fracture
  • quality-of-life
  • X-Ray absorptiometry
  • form health survey
  • mineral density
  • hip fracture
  • postmenopausal women
  • radiographic absorption
  • European foundation
  • elderly women
  • risk-factors

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Glueer, C. C., Eastell, R., Reid, D. M., Felsenberg, D., Roux, C., Barkmann, R., Timm, W., Blenk, T., Stewart, A., Clowes, J., Thomasius, F., & Kolta, S. (2004). Association of 5 quantitative ultrasound devices and bone densitometry with osteoporotic vertebral fractures in a population based sample: the OPUS study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 19(5), 782-793. https://doi.org/10.1359/JBMR.040304