Association of the presence of bone bars on radiographs and hip fracture in postmenopausal Caucasian women
Clinical Radiology, 07/31/2012
Sarver DB et al. – Bone bars (BB) are associated with hip fracture. Their presence is a trigger for requesting a dual–energy x–ray absorptiometry (DXA) examination to confirm or refute a diagnosis of low bone mineral density (BMD) and a subsequent increased risk of fracture.