The scientific study winner of the ISCD Abstract Award 2020

“Use of REMS technology in patients with spine artifacts.: A new diagnostic opportunity”

M.D. Tomai Pitinca, C. Caffarelli, S. Gonnelli

Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Presented at : International Society for Clinical Densitometry Congress 2020

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Spinal conditions such as osteoarthritis, vertebral fractures, vertebroplasty are known to result in an overestimation of the BMD parameter when calculated by the traditional bone densitometry DXA. In this study, 86 women underwent REMS and DXA scan on both axial sites, showing a high correlation between the two methods regarding the femoral results, but not on the lumbar site, where REMS resulted in a significant lower BMD compared to DXA. The study proves the high reliability of REMS in BMD estimation, being more accurate then DXA in patients carrying spinal conditions and therefore, widening towards new clinical applications.

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Paper of the Month

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Japan: REMS advantages

Japan: REMS advantages

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Occult femoral neck fractures

Occult femoral neck fractures

Occult femoral neck fractures: alternative case of REMS application  Nikola Kirilov 1, Fabian Bischoff 2, Stoyanka Vladeva 3, and Elena Bischoff 4 1 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University—Pleven, 5800 Pleven, Bulgaria 2...

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