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Densitometry

 

Densitometry

The procedure for measuring bone density with suspected osteoporosis bone called densitometry. Densitometry performed on a special measuring equipment.

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Densitometry - a procedure measuring bone density with suspected osteoporosis.

Risk of osteoporosis lies in its possible complications - in pathological fractures of the affected bones or groups of bones.

The most common situation, everyone knows, this compression fractures of vertebral bodies or femoral neck fractures in osteoporosis in older people. On the background of thinning the density of one vertebra or several vertebrae there is a reduction of its height, or a so-called compression fracture.

Densitometry in Moscow, osteoporosis, osteoporosis, bone

Compression fracture of a vertebra, side view.

For that to happen a compression fracture of spine an elderly person with osteoporosis simply uncomfortable to sit on a hard surface. If an elderly person with osteoporosis accidentally stumbles and falls, or tossing and turning in bed, then it may be a pathological fracture of the femoral neck.

 

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