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A thought-provoking e-book concerning the way forward for bone and joint issues. this can be the last decade of Bone and Joint, a time the place quick advancements in our realizing of those issues deal with great raises in those persistent stipulations through the global. by means of drawing on present wisdom and services, the e-book considers destiny eventualities resembling the improvement of medical theories, expertise, prevention, analysis and therapy.

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Orthop Clin North Am 1981;12:559–569. 4. Aitken M. Measurement of bone mass and turnover. Osteoporosis in clinical practice. Bristol: John Wright & Sons Ltd, 1984:19–20. 5. Singh J, Nagrath AR, Maini PS. Changes in trabecular pattern of the upper end of the femur as an index of osteoporosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1970;52-A:457–467. 6. Bohr H, Schadt O. Bone mineral content of femoral bone and lumbar spine measured in women with fracture of the femoral neck by dual photon absorptiometry. Clin Ortho 1983;179:240–245.

This is indicative of osteoporosis. The arrow points to the calcar femorale, which measured 4 mm in thickness. Values less than 5 mm are associated with hip fracture. This patient had experienced a contralateral hip fracture. values of 3 or less and the presence of fractures of the hip, spine, or wrist. Figure 1-2 shows a proximal femur with a Singh Index of 2. Only the trabecular pattern known as the principle compressive group, which extends from the medial cortex of the shaft to the upper portion of the head of the femur, remains.

Clin Sci 1948;6:281–287. 14. Barnett E, Nordin BEC. Radiologic assessment of bone density. 1. The clinical and radiological problem of thin bones. Br J Radiol 1961;34:683–692. 15. Bouxsein ML, Palermo L, Yeung C, Black DM. Digital X-ray radiogrammetry predicts hip, wrist and vertebral fracture risk in elderly women: a prospective analysis from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. Osteoporos Int 2002;12:358–365. 16. Cummings S, Black D, Nevitt M, et al. Appendicular bone density and age predict hip fractures in women.

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