Defining Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

In this podcast, Brian C. Lentle, MD, discusses his research that addresses the lack of a precise definition of osteoporotic vertebral fractures, methods for identifying these fractures and distinguishing them from nonfracture lesions, and potential strategies for simplifying the terminology associated with these conditions.

Additional Resource:

  • Lentle BC, Berger C, Brown JP, et al. Vertebral fractures: which radiological criteria are better associated with the clinical course of osteoporosis? Published online August 5, 2020. Can Assoc Radiol J. doi:10.1177/0846537120943529

Brian C. Lentle, MB, MD, DSc(h.c.), is an emeritus professor of radiology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

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