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Standards and Measurements for Assessing Bone Health



Herbert S. Bennett, Andrew Dienstfrey, Thomas Fuerst, Lawrence T. Hudson, Tammy L. Oreskovic, John Shepherd


This paper reports and discusses the results of the recent ISCD-NIST USMS Workshop on Standards and Measurements for Assessing Bone Health. The purpose of the Workshop was to assess the status of efforts to standardize and compare results from dual-energy absorptiometry (DXA) scans and then to identify and prioritize ongoing measurement and standards needs. The results of the Workshop are given in terms of the trends and findings from analyzing the measurement needs that the attendees identified.
Journal of Clinical Densitometry


biosystems and health, bone mineral density, phantoms, region of interest, edge detection, and reference data


Bennett, H. , Dienstfrey, A. , Fuerst, T. , Hudson, L. , Oreskovic, T. and Shepherd, J. (2006), Standards and Measurements for Assessing Bone Health, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, [online], (Accessed May 23, 2024)


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Created November 30, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021