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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 895474, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/895474
Clinical Study

Comparison of QCT and DXA: Osteoporosis Detection Rates in Postmenopausal Women

1Department of Radiology, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, No. 31 Xinjiekou Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100035, China
2Department of Spine Surgery, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, No. 31 Xinjiekou Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100035, China

Received 5 December 2012; Revised 1 March 2013; Accepted 4 March 2013

Academic Editor: Peng-Fei Shan

Copyright © 2013 Na Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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