First assessment of maternal status during pregnancy by means of REMS (Radiofrequency Echographic Multi-Spectrometry) technology

V.A. Degennaro1, G. Cagninelli1, F.A.Lombardi2, P. Pisani2, F. Conversano2, S. Casciaro2, S. Fieni1, T. Frusca1, T. Ghi1

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Parma, Italy

2National Research Council, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Lecce


This study opens a new perspective in the evaluation of bone health by investigating the effect of pregnancy on women’s bone health: the results show that the effect of pregnancy is a significant BMD reduction (8.4%) as measured on the femoral site.

Presented at the ISUOG Virtual World Congress 2020

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