Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 79–85

Determinants of vertebral fragility: the participation of cortical bone factors

  • Mika Yamauchi
  • Toshitsugu Sugimoto
  • Kazuo Chihara
Mini review

DOI: 10.1007/s00774-003-0480-0

Cite this article as:
Yamauchi, M., Sugimoto, T. & Chihara, K. J Bone Miner Metab (2004) 22: 79. doi:10.1007/s00774-003-0480-0

Key words

vertebral fragilityosteoporosisbone mineral densitypQCTcortical bone

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mika Yamauchi
    • 1
  • Toshitsugu Sugimoto
    • 1
  • Kazuo Chihara
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Endocrinology/Metabolism, Neurology and Hematology/Oncology, Department of Clinical Molecular MedicineKobe University Graduate School of MedicineKobeJapan