Ultrasonography of peripheral sites for selecting patients for pharmacologic treatment for osteoporosis

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000760
Authors' objectives:

The objective of this Assessment is to determine whether ultrasonography (US) of peripheral sites improves health outcomes by its ability to identify patients at high risk for fractures who will benefit from pharmacologic treatment.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Ultrasonography
  • Osteoporosis
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
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