T-score

T-score

a measurement expressed in standard deviation units from a given mean used in assessment of osteoporosis, equal to a patient's bone mineral density measurement by DEXA minus the value in a young healthy person, divided by the standard deviation of the measurement in the population.
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For the study, postmenopausal women with low bone mass (a T-score of-1.
ACOG states that treatment be recommended for women who have a bone mineral density (BMD) T-score of-2.
Correlation coefficients were applied to evaluate the relationship between BMD and T-score among the sites and techniques and determined using the Pearson's correlation r coefficient.
In this study, we used the definitions of osteoporosis established by the World Health Organization (WHO): Osteoporosis is observed if a T-score a$?
7%) spinal DXA images needed new T-score adjustments.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), osteoporosis is defined as T-score less than -2.
If your T-score is in the latter range, it's likely your doctor will recommend a bisphosphonate drug to reduce the risk of fracture," says Dr.
Os resultados mostraram a DMO da coluna lombar de 1,08 [+ or -] 0,17 e T-score de 0,04 [+ or -] 1,47; no colo do femur DMO de 0,74 [+ or -] 0,11 e do T-score de -1,33 [+ or -] 0,82 e no femur total com DMO 0,92 [+ or -] 0,10 e do T-score de -0,64 [+ or -] 0,70.
Homocysteine was not significantly related to T-score and Z-score in both groups.
2] and T-score, calculated by the device itself, and analyzed according to the criteria of the World Health Organization (WHO Scientific Group, 2003).