Osteoporosis is the most important metabolic bone disease in geriatric patient and is characterized by quantitative bone deficiency with consequent increased bone fragility and susceptibility to fractures. Diagnostic imaging has a critical role as in the diagnosis and follow-up of osteoporosis. The aim of this review is to encompass the capabilities of the different imaging modalities for the evaluation of bone strength, the assessment of fracture risk and the management of fragility fractures.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- Bone densitometry
- High resolution imaging
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geriatrics and Gerontology