International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Which Method is More Efficient in Determining Osteoporosis, QUS or DEXA?

Cem Dane 1 , * and Banu Dane 2
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1 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Bezmialem University, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
This article has a relationship commentary-article with this article : Effects of Raloxifene on Bone Metabolism in Hemodialysis Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: September 01, 2012, 10 (4); 642-643
  • Published Online: September 29, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: May 2, 2012
  • Revised: May 10, 2012
  • Accepted: May 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.5394

To Cite: Dane C, Dane B. Which Method is More Efficient in Determining Osteoporosis, QUS or DEXA?, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 ;10(4):642-643. doi: 10.5812/ijem.5394.

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