Case Studies

  • Sydney Lou Bonnick
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


The cases in this chapter have come from my own files, and from several of my colleagues who graciously provided the cases to me. The cases represent some of the more common clinical applications of bone densitometry, and illustrate a variety of different approaches to the interpretation of bone density data in different clinical circumstances.


Bone Loss Bone Density Bone Densitometry Prevent Bone Loss Fracture Threshold 
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  1. 1.
    Suman VJ, Atkinson EJ, O’Fallon WM, Black DM, Melton LJ (1993) A nomogram for predicting lifetime hip fracture risk from radius bone mineral density and age. Bone 14: 843–846.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Norland Medical Systems (1996) Reference sets. X-Ray Bone Densitometer Operator’s Guide. Ft. Atkinson, WI.Google Scholar
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    Lees B, Stevenson JC (1992) An evaluation of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and comparison with dual-photon absorptiometry. Osteoporosis Int 2: 146–152.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sydney Lou Bonnick
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  1. 1.Texas Woman’s UniversityDentonUSA

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