Tag: "densitometry" at medical news
Osteoporosis screening and treatment may be cost-effective for selected older men
...ate the lifetime costs and health benefits of bone densitometry
(measurement of bone density) followed by 5 years ...quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) gained for the densitometry
and follow-up treatment strategy compared with no intervention, calculated from lifetime costs and a...
Women leaders call for global action on osteoporosis
...density scans and improve the availability of bone densitometry
machines for people with osteoporosis risk factors before the first fracture. Pay for proven therapies for people with osteoporosis before the first fracture. The 2nd IOF Women Leaders Roundtable was convened, in part, because while women around ...
Erican osteoporosis researchers encounter harsh realities
... estimate the cost-effectiveness of universal bone densitometry
combined with five years treatment with alendronat...ing to pay $50,000 for every QALY gained, then the densitometry
and treatment is cost-effective for those over age 75. For younger men, the study suggests that this...
2006 Alzheimer Award to P. Hemachandra Reddy, PhD
...e. Using immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry, and densitometry
techniques, Reddy and his colleagues investigated 7 synaptic proteins in a large number of postmortem brains from AD patients and age-matched control subjects. They found a selective loss of both presynaptic and post synaptic proteins in the postmort...
Elsevier to publish Journal of Clinical Densitometry
...logy, rheumatology, and women's health--along with densitometry
technologists. Each quarterly issue of JCD presents the latest peer-reviewed clinical research on densitometry
techniques, complemented by expert reviews of critical topics in the field. Other features include ...
Older women who receive pelvic irradiation for cancer have increased risk for pelvic fracture
...ed for preventive strategies, such as bone mineral densitometry
screening, medical regimens aimed at preventing osteoporosis, and fall prevention. Such strategies should be evaluated in prospective studies. In addition, changes in irradiation techniques for high-risk individuals to minimize the irradiation dose r...