In this study we aimed to investigate whether there is a difference in osteoporosis detection rates with Dual Energy Absorbsiometry (DXA) and Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT) and relationship between bone-related biochemical markers.
Materials and Methods
34 postmenopausal women who admitted to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic with complaints of dorsalgia. Lumbar and thoracal X-rays were obtained in all patients. Bone mineral density measurements were performed with DXA and QCT. Therefore, osteoporosis and osteopenia rates were detected. Serum levels of calcium, phosphorus, bone-spesific alkaline phosphatase (BAP), osteocalcin, parathormone, calcitonin and 25-OH vitamin D3 were measured.
The mean age of patients was 63.44+9.34 years. L2-L4 vertebrae T-score in 6/34 (17.64%) patients and Femoral neck T-score in 3/34 (8.82%) patients were
Dual Energy Absorbsiometry, Quantitative Computed Tomography, osteoporosis
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