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Type: Artigo de evento
Title: Bua Osteoporosis Diagnostic With Single Position Vs Scanning Systems: A Comparative Study
Author: Maia J.M.
Costa E.T.
Nantes Button V.L.D.S.
Neto J.F.M.
Abstract: In this work we have used an ultrasound system to measure the broadband ultrasound attenuation (BUA) of ultrasonic waves in a region of the calcaneus. The system is able to measure ultrasound attenuation in a single position or in a scanned X-Y plane. It was tested with patients using both the single position and the scanning methods. The results were compared to those of densitometric exams carried out with a Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Equipment (DEXA) in order to validate its use as a tool to help in the osteoporosis diagnosis.
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Date Issue: 2002
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