Use of the Fragility Score measured at the femoral neck for the prediction of fragility incident fractures.
F.A. Lombardi, P. Pisani, D. Ciardo, M. Di Paola, F. Conversano, S. Casciaro
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica (Lecce)
This study evaluates the performance of Fragility Score, an innovative parameter obtained by REMS technology which is independent from BMD and evaluates bone quality. In a group of 414 women, Fragility Score has shown a superior performance in the identification of patients at risk for osteoporotic fracture compared both to the T-Score obtained with the gold standard DXA as well as to REMS T-Score.
STUDY PRESENTED AT ECR CONGRESS 2021 – EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF RADIOLOGY
Abstract ECR 2021 – Fragility Score
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