Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 841–853 | Cite as

Founders lecture 2007

Metabolic bone disease: what has changed in 30 years?
  • Murali SundaramEmail author
Review Article



To provide an update on imaging of metabolic bone disease based on new developments, findings, and changing practices over the past 30 years.

Materials and methods

Literature review of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, renal osteodystrophy, Paget’s disease, bisphosphonates, with an emphasis on imaging.


Cited references and pertinent findings.


Significant developments have occurred in the imaging of metabolic bone disease over the past 30 years.


Imaging Osteoporosis Osteomalacia Renal osteodystrophy Paget’s disease Bisphosphonates 



The author would like to thank Mrs. Mirian Vásquez for her considerable assistance in the preparation of this manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Diagnostic Radiology, MSKCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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