Diagnostic efficacy of routine contrast-enhanced abdominal CT for the assessment of osteoporosis in the Turkish population


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Cansu A. , Atasoy D., Eyüboğlu İ. , Karkucak M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.50, no.1, pp.110-116, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1906-34
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.110-116
  • Keywords: Contrast-enhanced CT, bone mineral density, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, osteoporosis, DENSITY ASSESSMENT, FRACTURES, DXA, COLONOGRAPHY, DENSITOMETRY, ATTENUATION, MDCT

Abstract

Background/aim: This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of vertebral Hounsfield unit (HU) values on routine contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans for the assessment of osteoporosis using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) T-scores as a reference standard.