Journal article

Reference Ranges for Trabecular Bone Score in Australian Men and Women: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Kara B Anderson, Kara L Holloway-Kew, Didier Hans, Mark A Kotowicz, Natalie K Hyde, Julie A Pasco

JBMR Plus | Published : 2019


Trabecular bone score (TBS) is a novel method for indirectly assessing trabecular microarchitecture at the lumbar spine, providing information complementary to areal BMD. However, limited reference ranges exist for the normative distribution of TBS, particularly in men. The aim of this study was to develop such a reference range in Australian men and women. This study included 894 men and 682 women (aged 24 to 98 years) enrolled in the Geelong Osteoporosis Study. TBS was determined retrospectively by analysis of lumbar spine DXA scans (Lunar Prodigy) using TBS iNsight software (version 2.2). Multivariable regression techniques were used to determine best-fit models for TBS incorporating age,..

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