The study analyses the performances of FRAX algorithm and quantitative ultrasound (QUS) tool in relationship to the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) categorization to identify patients at risk of osteoporosis during menopause and to reach new thresholds for recommending the first DXA examination.

Villa, P., Lassandro, A. P., Moruzzi, M. C., Amar, I. D., Vacca, L., Di Nardo, F., De Waure, C., Pontecorvi, A., Scambia, G., A non-invasive prevention program model for the assessment of osteoporosis in the early postmenopausal period: a pilot study on FRAX(®) and QUS tools advantages, <<JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION>>, 2015; 39 (2): 191-198. [doi:10.1007/s40618-015-0341-4] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/70157]

A non-invasive prevention program model for the assessment of osteoporosis in the early postmenopausal period: a pilot study on FRAX(®) and QUS tools advantages

Villa, Paola;Lassandro, Anna Pia;Moruzzi, Maria Cristina;Amar, Inbal Dona;Vacca, Lorenzo;Di Nardo, Francesco;De Waure, Chiara;Pontecorvi, Alfredo;Scambia, Giovanni
2016

Abstract

The study analyses the performances of FRAX algorithm and quantitative ultrasound (QUS) tool in relationship to the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) categorization to identify patients at risk of osteoporosis during menopause and to reach new thresholds for recommending the first DXA examination.
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Villa, P., Lassandro, A. P., Moruzzi, M. C., Amar, I. D., Vacca, L., Di Nardo, F., De Waure, C., Pontecorvi, A., Scambia, G., A non-invasive prevention program model for the assessment of osteoporosis in the early postmenopausal period: a pilot study on FRAX(®) and QUS tools advantages, <>, 2015; 39 (2): 191-198. [doi:10.1007/s40618-015-0341-4] [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/70157]
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