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Osteoporosis development and vertebral fractures after abdominal irradiation in patients with gastric cancer
Background: Decrease in bone mineral density, osteoporosis development, bone toxicity and resulting insufficiency fractures as late effect of radiotherapy are not well known. Osteoporosis development related to radiotherapy ...
CT derived hounsfield unit: An easy way to determine osteoporosis and radiation related fracture risk in irradiated patients
(Frontiers Media S.A., 13.05.2020)
Background: We aimed to evaluate osteoporosis, bone mineral density, and fracture risk in irradiated patients by computerized tomography derived Hounsfield Units (HUs) calculated from radiation treatment planning system. ...