Discriminative ability of calcaneal quantitative ultrasound compared with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in men with hip or distal forearm fractures

Cesme F., Esmaeilzadeh S. , Oral A.

Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica, cilt.50, ss.548-553, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.aott.2016.08.006
  • Dergi Adı: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.548-553


Objectives: The aim of this case-control study was to compare the discriminatory ability of bone mineral density (BMD) measurements and calcaneal quantitative ultrasound (QUS) parameters for fractures and to determine fracture thresholds for each variable in men with hip or distal forearm fractures.