Hiroshi Hagino

Summary

Affiliation: Tottori University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A double-blinded head-to-head trial of minodronate and alendronate in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division and School of Health Science, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
    Bone 44:1078-84. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy, tolerability and safety of once-monthly administration of 75mg risedronate in Japanese patients with involutional osteoporosis: a comparison with a 2.5mg once-daily dosage regimen
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science and Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University, Nishicho 86, Yonago, Tottori, Japan Electronic address
    Bone 59:44-52. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Number and severity of prevalent vertebral fractures and the risk of subsequent vertebral fractures in Japanese women with osteoporosis: results from the minodronate trial
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, Tottori, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 31:544-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Eldecalcitol: newly developed active vitamin D(3) analog for the treatment of osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University, School of Health Science, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:817-25. 2013
  5. pmc Eldecalcitol reduces the risk of severe vertebral fractures and improves the health-related quality of life in patients with osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori, 683 8503, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 31:183-9. 2013
  6. pmc Three years of treatment with minodronate in patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, Tottori, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:439-46. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Sequential change in quality of life for patients with incident clinical fractures: a prospective study
    H Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 20:695-702. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The risk of a second hip fracture in patients after their first hip fracture
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 90:14-21. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Recent trends in the incidence and lifetime risk of hip fracture in Tottori, Japan
    H Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 20:543-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Influence of glucocorticoid on bone in 3-, 6-, and 12-month-old rats as determined by bone mass and histomorphometry
    Tomofumi Ogoshi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, 36 1 Nishi cho, Yonago, Tottori, 683 8504, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:552-61. 2008

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. doi request reprint A double-blinded head-to-head trial of minodronate and alendronate in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division and School of Health Science, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
    Bone 44:1078-84. 2009
    ..In a randomized, active-controlled, double-blinded, multicenter study, the efficacy and safety of minodronate were examined and compared to that of alendronate...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy, tolerability and safety of once-monthly administration of 75mg risedronate in Japanese patients with involutional osteoporosis: a comparison with a 2.5mg once-daily dosage regimen
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science and Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University, Nishicho 86, Yonago, Tottori, Japan Electronic address
    Bone 59:44-52. 2014
    ..Consistent with the once-daily and once-weekly dosage, the once-monthly dosage of risedronate 75mg was half that used outside Japan (150mg). ..
  3. doi request reprint Number and severity of prevalent vertebral fractures and the risk of subsequent vertebral fractures in Japanese women with osteoporosis: results from the minodronate trial
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, Tottori, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 31:544-50. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the number of prevalent vertebral fractures is an independent risk factor for incident vertebral fracture and minodronate reduces the fracture risk even in patients at a higher risk for fracture. ..
  4. doi request reprint Eldecalcitol: newly developed active vitamin D(3) analog for the treatment of osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University, School of Health Science, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:817-25. 2013
    ..The objective of the present review was to evaluate the effect of eldecalcitol on bone compared with active vitamin D or placebo in preclinical and clinical studies...
  5. pmc Eldecalcitol reduces the risk of severe vertebral fractures and improves the health-related quality of life in patients with osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori, 683 8503, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 31:183-9. 2013
    ..Daily treatment with eldecalcitol is effective in improving HRQOL, possibly owing to the reduced risk of lower spinal vertebral fractures and/or severe vertebral fractures...
  6. pmc Three years of treatment with minodronate in patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, Tottori, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:439-46. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint Sequential change in quality of life for patients with incident clinical fractures: a prospective study
    H Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 20:695-702. 2009
    ..Loss of QOL was more severe in patients after hip or vertebral fractures than those with wrist fracture. QOL was not completely restored in patients suffering from hip fracture...
  8. doi request reprint The risk of a second hip fracture in patients after their first hip fracture
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 90:14-21. 2012
    ..Patients who have sustained one hip fracture have a higher risk of a second hip fracture compared to the general population, and most of these women receive no pharmaceutical treatment for osteoporosis...
  9. doi request reprint Recent trends in the incidence and lifetime risk of hip fracture in Tottori, Japan
    H Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 20:543-8. 2009
    ..The age- and gender-specific incidence of hip fracture in the Tottori prefecture has not plateaued, as has been reported for populations in Northern Europe or North America...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of glucocorticoid on bone in 3-, 6-, and 12-month-old rats as determined by bone mass and histomorphometry
    Tomofumi Ogoshi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, 36 1 Nishi cho, Yonago, Tottori, 683 8504, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:552-61. 2008
    ..The pathology induced by 20 mg/kg prednisolone in 6-month-old female rats seems to be most similar to glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in humans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of intermittent administration of human parathyroid hormone on bone mineral density and arthritis in rats with collagen-induced arthritis
    Satoru Fukata
    Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 50:4060-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of intermittent administration of human parathyroid hormone (PTH) on bone mineral density (BMD) and arthritis in rats with collagen-induced arthritis (CIA)...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Combination therapy for osteoporosis]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 65:316-20. 2007
  13. doi request reprint Knee deformity in rheumatoid arthritis is closely correlated with generalized osteoporosis
    Takahide Kikkawa
    Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:45-51. 2008
    ..We concluded that knee deformity in RA derived from deformity of the proximal tibia, and it was closely correlated with generalized osteoporosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of estrogen replacement therapy on arthritis and bone mineral density in estrogen-replete rats with collagen-induced arthritis
    Takeshi Yoshioka
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:23-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, estrogen could partially suppress arthritis and bone loss in estrogen-replete rats as well as estrogen-deplete ones...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increasing incidence of hip fracture in Tottori Prefecture, Japan: trend from 1986 to 2001
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Yonago, Tottori, 683 8504, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 16:1963-8. 2005
    ..48 times those in 1986, for men and women, respectively, and the increases with time for both genders were significant. It was concluded that there was a significant increase in the incidence rates of hip fracture from 1986 to 2001...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Long-term bisphosphonate administration and its effect on bone metabolism]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Japan
    Clin Calcium 15:643-7. 2005
    ..There was no adverse effect on bone metabolism with long term BP treatment, and increase in bone mineral density and reduction in fracture risk were retained...
  17. doi request reprint Recent trends in adult-onset septic arthritis of the knee and hip: retrospective analysis of patients treated during the past 50 years
    Toru Okano
    Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 36 1 Nishi machi, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 17:666-70. 2011
    ..Furthermore, hematogenous SA has been increasing. The increase in occurrence of SA could result from increase in opportunistic infection, occurrence of SA of the hip, and increase in MRSA infection...
  18. doi request reprint Nationwide one-decade survey of hip fractures in Japan
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:737-45. 2010
    ..The aim of the current report was to present the changes in patient distribution by age and fracture type, cause of fracture, treatment selection, and duration of hospitalization for a study period of one decade...
  19. ncbi request reprint Minodronic acid influences receptor activator of nuclear factor kappaB ligand expression and suppresses bone resorption by osteoclasts in rats with collagen-induced arthritis
    Shinji Tanishima
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683 8504, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:198-205. 2007
    ..These results demonstrated that minodronic acid inhibited the differentiation and the activation of osteoclasts not by inducing apoptosis but by inhibiting the RANKL-RANK system, and thereby suppressing bone resorption...
  20. doi request reprint [Utilization of FRAX at orthopedic clinics]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Japan
    Clin Calcium 19:1735-41. 2009
    ..Appropriate threshold of the major osteoporotic fracture for pharmaceutical intervention seemed to be 15% and be applied from 65 to 74 years of age based on the data...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of raloxifene on arthritis and bone mineral density in rats with collagen-induced arthritis
    Ikuta Hayashi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 88:87-95. 2011
    ..These findings, using an animal model, indicate the potential usefulness of RAL as an effective treatment for premenopausal RA patients as well as postmenopausal ones...
  22. ncbi request reprint Role of subchondral bone in osteoarthritis development: a comparative study of two strains of guinea pigs with and without spontaneously occurring osteoarthritis
    Tomoya Muraoka
    Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 56:3366-74. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint [Locomotive syndrome and frailty. Osteoporosis as an underlying disorder in the locomotive syndrome]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University and Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, Japan
    Clin Calcium 22:41-8. 2012
    ..A multidisciplinary approach including these strategies should be emphasized to impede the damaging process involved in fragility fracture...
  24. doi request reprint [Pharmaceutical treatment for patients with hip fracture]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University
    Clin Calcium 20:1394-400. 2010
    ..Teriparatide, which has been recently approved in Japan for the treatment of osteoporosis, has osteogenic effects and is expected to prevent fractures in patients with hip fracture...
  25. doi request reprint Effects of minodronate on cortical bone response to mechanical loading in rats
    Keita Nagira
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Bone 53:277-83. 2013
    ..30 mg/kg/week) that was close to 0.21 mg/kg/week. In conclusion, minodronate does not reduce the cortical bone response to mechanical loading at the optimal dose for the treatment of osteoporosis in rat model...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bone response to mechanical loading in adult rats with collagen-induced arthritis
    Yasuhiro Kameyama
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683 8504, Japan
    Bone 35:948-56. 2004
    ..We examined the response to mechanical loading on the tibia in untreated CONT rats and rats with CIA by bone histomorphometry, and found that arthritis suppressed bone formation induced by mechanical loading...
  27. doi request reprint Dienogest is as effective as intranasal buserelin acetate for the relief of pain symptoms associated with endometriosis--a randomized, double-blind, multicenter, controlled trial
    Tasuku Harada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tottori University School of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Fertil Steril 91:675-81. 2009
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of dienogest (DNG) with intranasal buserelin acetate (BA) in patients with endometriosis...
  28. doi request reprint [New development in bisphosphonate treatment. Review of the preventive effect of minodronic acid on fracture in Japanese patients with osteoporosis]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Science, Japan
    Clin Calcium 19:75-84. 2009
    ..The results of the study compared favorably with placebo-controlled large-scale clinical studies using other agents that were conducted overseas...
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of osteoclast precursors in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis patients
    Michinari Nose
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 27:57-65. 2009
    ..These results suggest the characteristics of pOCs from RA and OP may be different, because single pOCs from OP gave rise to lower numbers of osteoclasts than those from RA...
  30. doi request reprint [Daily practice using the guidelines for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Evolution of bisphosphonate therapy. Intravenous injection]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Science Tottori University Hospital, Rehabilitation Division
    Clin Calcium 18:1176-82. 2008
    ..It is expected that patients with a high fracture risk who could not take bisphosphonate orally receive the benefit of bisphosphonate through injection...
  31. doi request reprint [Frontiers in vitamin D; Basic research and clinical application. The effects of eldecalcitol on bone mineral density and fracture prevention--Post hoc analysis]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Tottori University and Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospial, Japan
    Clin Calcium 21:111-8. 2011
    ..Eldecalcitol is beneficial for a wide range of patients with osteoporosis, since its effects of increasing BMD and preventing fractures were not impaired by age, vitamin D levels, prevalent vertebral fractures, or baseline BMD...
  32. doi request reprint Fall incidence and risk factors in patients after total knee arthroplasty
    Hiromi Matsumoto
    Rehabilitation Division, Hakuai Hospital, Yonago, Tottori, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:555-63. 2012
    ..To prospectively investigate the relationship between physical function and falls among elderly patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and to determine the incidence of falls as well as their risk factors...
  33. ncbi request reprint [PROOF study(calcitonin)]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 62:450-4. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint [New bone density conservation agents for osteoporosis under research and development: ED-71]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 65:454-8. 2007
  35. doi request reprint [Exercise for people with osteoporosis]
    Akiko Matsuda
    Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Science, Department of Fundamental Nursing
    Clin Calcium 18:1404-9. 2008
    ..Combination of selected exercise in a long duration is essential to obtain effectiveness of exercise to prevent osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Impact of vertebral fractures on health related quality of life in the elderly with osteoporosis]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University
    Nihon Rinsho 65:570-5. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint [Who are the candidates for the treatment by raloxifen ?]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Clin Calcium 14:111-3. 2004
    ..Therefore, it is suitable to use for osteoporotic patients with adequate physical activity and those improvable by exercise. Patients who will be treated by anabolic agents are also good candidates for the treatment of raloxifene...
  38. doi request reprint Risk factors for second hip fractures among elderly patients
    Sugao Mitani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, University of Tottori, 86 Nishimachi Yonago, Tottori, 683 8503, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:192-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, through a retrospective cohort study, we attempted to clarify the risk factors associated with second hip fractures...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in clinical practice and its trouble spots in bone mineral measurement]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Clin Calcium 14:33-8. 2004
    ..Various clinical issues pertained to this technique have been known. This paper reviewed clinical practice and trouble spots of BMD measurements at AP spine, proximal femur, and distal forearm...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of hip fracture]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 62:205-9. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint [Absolute risk for fracture and WHO guideline. Fracture risk assessment by quantitative ultrasound of bone ; its advantage and disadvantage]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University Hospital, Rehabilitation Division
    Clin Calcium 17:1042-7. 2007
    ..QUS is a valid and cost-effective tool to assess fracture risk...
  42. doi request reprint Insufficiency fracture at the distal diaphysis of the radius after synovectomy combined with the Sauvé-Kapandji procedure in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    Keita Nagira
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Tottori, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:511-3. 2010
    ..Subsequently, she received an open reduction and internal fixation using a volar locking plate and screws with an autologous iliac crest bone graft. Bone union was completed by 8 months following the operation...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Risedronate for treatment of osteoporosis]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University
    Nihon Rinsho 67:948-53. 2009
    ..The efficacy of risedronate elucidated by recent clinical studies was reviewed...
  44. doi request reprint [Muscle and bone health as a risk factor of fall among the elderly. Epidemiology of falls and fractures]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Science
    Clin Calcium 18:747-53. 2008
    ..The incidence rates of limb fractures are lower and those of vertebral fractures are same or higher among Japanese than those reported from Northern Europe or North America...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Bisphosphonate]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University
    Nihon Rinsho 69:1253-7. 2011
    ..This review gives an overview of the efficacy as well as the clinical issues of the bisphosphonates...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of minodronic acid (ONO-5920) on bone mineral density and arthritis in adult rats with collagen-induced arthritis
    Itsuro Yamane
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1732-41. 2003
    ..To study the effect of minodronic acid (ONO-5920) on bone loss and arthritis in rats with collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) treated according to 2 different schedules...
  47. ncbi request reprint Role of KL-6 in evaluating the disease severity of rheumatoid lung disease: comparison with HRCT
    Fumiko Kinoshita
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
    Respir Med 98:1131-7. 2004
    ..To determine the role of KL-6 (Krebs von den Lungen-6) in evaluating the disease severity of pulmonary lesions in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Falls and fractures in elderly people, and life style for their prevention]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital
    Clin Calcium 14:357-63. 2004
    ..In this paper, these risk factors are reviewed and a lifestyle for the prevention of falling and fracture is discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Intraspinal synovial cyst communicating with the C1-C2 facet joints and subarachnoid space associated with rheumatoid atlantoaxial instability
    Yasuo Morio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E492-5. 2003
    ..The first case of intraspinal synovial cyst communicating with the C1-C2 facet joints and subarachnoid space associated with rheumatoid atlantoaxial instability is presented...
  50. doi request reprint Difficulties in the daily life of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: scale development and descriptive study
    Chika Tanimura
    Department of Adult and Elderly Nursing, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Tottori, Japan
    J Clin Nurs 20:743-53. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to develop an instrument to assess difficulties in daily life experienced by patients with osteoarthritis of the knee and to investigate factors influencing difficulties in daily life...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of hip fracture]
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University Hospital, Rehabilitation Division
    Clin Calcium 16:1954-59. 2006
    ..Hip fractures for Asian people including Japanese are lower than those for Caucasians living in Northern Europe and North America; however, recent reports from the Asian area indicated an increase in the incidence with time...
  52. ncbi request reprint Features of limb fractures: a review of epidemiology from a Japanese perspective
    Hiroshi Hagino
    Rehabilitation Division, Tottori University Hospital, 36 1 Nishi machi, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:261-5. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Correlation between bone mineral density and intervertebral disk degeneration in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Yoshiro Nanjo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tottori University, Faculty of Medicine, 36 1 Nishi cho, Yonago 683 8504, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 21:22-7. 2003
    ..05). In conclusion, the BMD of not only the lumbar vertebrae but also the calcaneus and radius was mutually related to lumbar intervertebral disk degeneration from an early stage of degeneration...
  54. doi request reprint Measurement of human trabecular bone by novel ultrasonic bone densitometry based on fast and slow waves
    T Yamamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 20:1215-24. 2009
    ..The trabecular bone measurements generated by this method reflect three-dimensional structural information, and the new QUS parameters were able to identify vertebral fractures...