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journal article 
Author(s):
Patsch, Janina M, JM; Li, Xiaojuan, X; Baum, Thomas, T; Yap, Samuel P, SP; Karampinos, Dimitrios C, DC; Schwartz, Ann V, AV; Link, Thomas M, TM 
Title:
Bone marrow fat composition as a novel imaging biomarker in postmenopausal women with prevalent fragility fractures. 
Abstract:
The goal of this magnetic resonance (MR) imaging study was to quantify vertebral bone marrow fat content and composition in diabetic and nondiabetic postmenopausal women with fragility fractures and to compare them with nonfracture controls with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sixty-nine postmenopausal women (mean age 63 ± 5 years) were recruited. Thirty-six patients (47.8%) had spinal and/or peripheral fragility fractures. Seventeen fracture patients were diabetic. Thirty-three women (52....    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Bone Miner Res 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1721-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0884-0431 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie