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Researchers are looking at the use of micro-computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging to better understand the relationship between bone structure and fracture risk. Other tools are being evaluated for clinical use including ultrasound and dental x-rays–both would be less expensive options for patients.

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Title
NIH Fact Sheet: Osteoporosis
Authors
National Institutes of Health
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