Vertebral bone attenuation in Hounsfield Units and prevalent vertebral fractures are associated with the short-term risk of vertebral fractures in current and ex-smokers with and without COPD: a 3-year chest CT follow-up study

M. J. van Dort*, J. H. M. Driessen, P. Geusens, E. A. P. M. Romme, F. W. J. M. Smeenk, E. F. M. Wouters, J. P. W. van den Bergh

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1561-1571
Number of pages11
JournalOsteoporosis International
Volume30
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019

Keywords

  • COPD
  • Fracture risk assessment
  • Osteoporosis
  • Screening
  • Tobacco smoking
  • OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE
  • MINERAL DENSITY
  • GLOBAL BURDEN
  • OSTEOPOROSIS
  • MEN
  • SMOKING
  • DEFORMITIES
  • PREDICTION
  • DXA

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