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Mindways QCT Comes of Age by Inclusion into FRAX
Date:5/15/2013

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2013

Measuring bone mineral density (BMD) to establish the presence of osteoporosis or low bone density is often performed using DXA; with the BMD measurement used in the FRAX® tool for fracture risk calculation. The inclusion of Mindways QCT bone density measurement into FRAX®, now offers patients and physicians an accurate and cost-effective alternative assessment method for determining osteoporotic fracture risk.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Fracture Risk Assessment Tool(FRAX®) is a web-based tool used to calculate absolute fracture risk to ensure that people with the greatest chance of breaking a bone are treated. The tool was developed to help health care providers determine the chances of a patient breaking their hip or another major bone within a ten year period. Health care providers enter information about a patient’s hip BMD together with certain other risk factors for osteoporosis to determine absolute fracture risk.

Mindways QCT Pro™ software performs bone densitometry exams for both the lumbar spine and hip from a standard CT scan using low-dose scan protocols, comparable to the radiation exposure of a mammogram. While spine measurements are made in the trabecular bone only and offer exceptional sensitivity to BMD changes, QCT Pro™ also produces DXA-equivalent BMD measurement and T-scores at the hip that are interpreted the same way as DXA reports.

Unlike the patient positioning requirements of other technologies, the hips do not need to be rotated for a 3D QCT scan, enhancing comfort for patients with arthritic hips. QCT scans and bone density
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