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DOUBLE ENERGY ABSORPTION METRICS - A GOLD STANDARD FOR OSTEOPOROSIS DIAGNOSIS

M. Yordanova, S. Yordanova, G. Nikolov

Abstract


Osteoporosis is a disease that causes social, economic, medical and psychological problems. That is why it is necessary to introduce modern and reliable methods for diagnosis and treatment. They should minimize the socioeconomic consequences for the individual patient and the society as a whole. In this respect, double energy absorption metrics represents a gold standard for the diagnosis of osteoporosis.



Keywords

osteoporosis, diagnosis, x-ray osteodensity metrics, double energy absorption metrics, bone density


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