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Author Blake, Glen M.

Title The evaluation of osteoporosis : dual energy x-ray absorptiometry and ultrasound in clinical practice / Glen M. Blake, Heinz W. Wahner, Ignac Fogelman
Edition Second edition / Glen M Blake, Heinz W. Wahner, Ignac Fogelman
Published London : Martin Dunitz, 1999


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 MELB  616.716 Bla/Eoe 1999  AVAILABLE
Description 470 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Metabolic Bone Disease and Osteoporosis: Relevant Information for Bone Mineral Measurements -- 2. Bone Mass Measurements and Fracture Risk -- 3. Technical Principles of X-ray Absorptiometry -- 4. Commercial Instruments for Spine, Femur and Total-Body DXA -- 5. Commercial Instruments for X-ray Absorptiometry of the Peripheral Skeleton -- 6. Technical Principles of Ultrasound -- 7. Commercial Ultrasound Instruments -- 8. Assessment of Instrument Performance: Precision, Installation of New Equipment, and Radiation Dose -- 9. Instrument Quality Control and Phantoms for DXA Scanners -- 10. Measurement of Bone Density in the Lumbar Spine: The PA Spine Scan -- 11. Measurement of Bone Density in the Lumbar Spine: The Lateral Spine Scan -- 12. Measurement of Bone Density in the Proximal Femur -- 13. Measurement of Bone Density in the Distal Forearm -- 14. Total Body Bone Mineral and Body Composition by Absorptiometry -- 15. DXA in the Growing Skeleton -- 16. Clinical Interpretation of Bone Density Scans -- 17. The Use of Bone Densitometry in Clinical Trials -- 18. Bone Densitometry in Secondary Osteoporosis -- 19. Quantitation of Bone Density at Sites of Metal Implants -- 20. Vertebral Morphometry Studies using Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry
Notes Previous ed.: / Heinz W. Wahner, Ignac Fogelman. 1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Osteoporosis -- Diagnosis.
Author Wahner, Heinz W.
Fogelman, Ignac, 1948-
Wahner, Heinz W. Evaluation of osteoporosis
LC no. 00002006
ISBN 1853174726 :