Contribution of Lumbar Spine BMD to Fracture Risk in Individuals With T-Score Discordance

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.
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