Relative fragility of osteoporotic femurs assessed with DXA and simulation of finite element falls guided by emergency X-rays

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Ruiz Wills C1, Tassani S1, Di Gregorio S2, Martínez S3, González Ballester MA1,4, Humbert L5, Noailly J1, Del Río LM2
1 Center for New Medical Technologies (BNC MedTech). Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Barcelona (Spain)
2 Centro de Tecnología Diagnóstica S.A. Mutua de Terrassa. Terrassa (Spain)
3 Rheumatology Service. Mutua de Terrassa. Terrassa (Spain)
4 Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA). Barcelona (Spain)
5 Galgo Medical S.L. Barcelona (Spain)

Can 3D measurements obtained by lumbar DXA predict fractures in the dorsal vertebrae?

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López Picazo M1,2, Humbert L1, Di Gregorio S3, González Ballester MA2,4, Del Río Barquero LM3
1 Musculoskeletal Unit. Galgo Medical. Barcelona (Spain)
2 BCN Medtech (Barcelona Center for New Medical Technologies). Pompeu Fabra University. Barcelona (Spain)
3 CETIR Grupo Médico. Barcelona (Spain)
4 ICREA (Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies). Barcelona (Spain)

Impact of vascular calcification on bone health and mortality in kidney transplant patients

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García Castro R1, Alonso Montes C2, Gómez Alonso C2, Martín Carro B2, Suárez Hevia MA3, Fernández
Gómez JM3, Suárez Fernández ML4, Cannata Andía JB2, Fernández Martín JL2, Rodríguez García M4

1 Nephrology Service. Juaneda Miramar Hospital. Juaneda Assistance Network. Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
2 Bone and Mineral Reseach Unit. Central University Hospital of Asturias (HUCA). Institute of Health Research of the Principality of Asturias (ISPA). Kidney Research Network – Carlos III Health Institute (REDinREN-ISCIII). Oviedo University. Oviedo (Spain)
3 Clinical Management Area Urology. Central University Hospital of Asturias. Oviedo (Spain)
4 Clinical Management Area Nephrology. Central University Hospital of Asturias. Oviedo (Spain)