Bone Quality Fills Holes in Fracture Risk

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Science  10 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5728, pp. 1580
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5728.1580

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Osteoporosis isn't the only factor behind broken bones. A better understanding of bone quality, coming from biochemical markers and refined imaging techniques, will help predict who is most at risk of debilitating fractures.