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Archived Comments for: Discordance in diagnosis of osteoporosis using spine and hip bone densitometry

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  1. Femoral neck may be the better site to be evaluated when measuring BMD

    sergio toledo, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine,Brazil

    24 October 2006

    As far as I know, femoral neck is the better site to be analyzed when hip bone mineral density (BMD) must be studied. Other hip bone subsites may be not so informative. Thus, instead of total hip BMD the authors might have used BMD data coming from femoral neck to compare with lumbar spine BMD findings in these cases.

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    No conflict of interest.

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