Dynamic 18F-Fluoride Imaging
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Diseases affecting bone metabolism involve a wide range of skeletal and soft tissue disorders. They may be grouped as osteoporosis, osteomalacia, hyperparathyroidism, Paget’s disease of bone, and developmental disorders of bone. Age-related osteoporosis alone affects about 28 million Americans, and the cost of caring for osteoporosis-related fractures has recently been estimated to be about $14.8 billion each year.
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