Chapter 36. Chapter 36. Vertebral Fracture Assessment

  1. ASBMR
  1. Jackie A. Clowes1 and
  2. Richard Eastell2

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch36

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 36. Vertebral Fracture Assessment, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch36

Author Information

  1. 1

    Endocrine Research Unit and Division of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

  2. 2

    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • vertebral fracture;
  • morphometric analysis;
  • semiquantitative morphometric analysis;
  • vertebral fracture assessment;
  • visual read;
  • algorithm-based qualitative evaluation;
  • definition;
  • nonosteoporotic fracture deformity;
  • normal vertebrae;
  • fracture risk

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imaging Technologies

  • Approaches to Identification of Vertebral Fractures

  • Identification of Vertebral Fracture

  • Clinical Recommendations

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments