J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Feb;31(2):274-80. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2611. Epub 2015 Sep 3.
This study shows the significant contribution of lower LS BMD to fracture risk over and above FN BMD in women. A LS BMD lower than FN BMD should be incorporated into fracture risk calculators at least for women in older age-groups.
Autor: Alarkawi D, Bliuc D, Nguyen TV, Eisman JA, Center JR.