porosis


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porosis

[pə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Condition characterized by increased porosity, as of bone.
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The higher is our peak bone mass, the lesser are the chances of developing osteo porosis later in life," says Dr Sharma.
Proper nutrition and eating habits should be encouraged and integrated into the daily training of adolescent ballet dancers to prevent the future development of amenorrhea, osteo porosis, and low energy availability.
The equipment allows health staff to identify quicker whether a patient is likely to develop osteo- porosis, enabling them to start treatment sooner and reduce the risk of any further bone deterioration.
5+, severe osteo- porosis Table 8 Overview of Parameters for Some Commonly Used Bone Densitometry Techniques Modality Skeletal Analysis time Results applications DXA PA lumbar spine, 15 seconds to BMD, BMC, T- proximal femur, 11 minutes score, Z-score, forearm, lateral NHAES* refer- spine, hips, ence data, trend whole body reports pDXA Middle phalanx <1 minute BMD, area, % of the long finger young adult, % age matched, T-score, Z-score, WHO diagnostic classification, fracture risk Ultra- Calcaneus, 1 minute SOS, ([dagger]) sound forearm BUA, ([double dagger]) stiffness index, % young adult, % age matched, T-score, Z-score Modality Precision Quality control Beam Radiation geometry dose DXA <1.