Validation of calcaneus trabecular microstructure measurements by HR-pQCT

In the clinical management of osteoporosis, the most common bone disease that is associated with reduced bone strength and increased risk of broken bones (fractures), it is useful to be able to assess bone strength in individual patients.  Bone strength depends on the amount of bone (bone mass) as well as its structure.  The heel bone is a very accessible site for assessing bon...
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