Opportunistic screening for osteoporosis by routine CT in Southern Europe.

Abdominal CT images obtained for other reasons can identify patients with osteoporosis BMD without additional radiation exposure or cost. Uncalibrated values at L1 can detect more osteoporosis patients with spinal compression fractures than DXA in oncologic patients.

Osteoporos Int. 2017 Mar;28(3):983-990. doi: 10.1007/s00198-016-3804-3. Epub 2017 Jan 20.

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Alacreu E, Moratal D, Arana E

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