2020
DOI: 10.52314/kjo.2020.v33i01.7
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Quantitative Ultrasound - An Epidemiological Tool to Uncover the Influence of Lifestyle Factors & its Associated Co Morbidities on Bone Density

Abstract: Osteoporosis, the metabolic disorder has become a global epidemic1 with increase in life expectancy and changing life style. Quantitative ultrasound is a cheap, non invasive, portable and convenient method to estimate bone strength without any radiation hazard.2-5 The aim of our study is to estimate the bone mineral density by using quantitative ultrasound, look for the influence of parameters like lifestyle factors, comorbidities, chronic drug intake, and other risk factors on BMD; and compare the results wit… Show more

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