Osteoporos Int 2020 Jan 23;31(1):153-164. Epub 2019 Oct 23.
Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory and Bone Quality and Health Assessment Centre, Department of Orthopedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5/F Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, SAR, Hong Kong.
This study aimed to investigate the bone impairment in finger joints in PHO patients by HR-pQCT. Results showed distinguished differences in bone architecture and biomechanics parameters at DIPs between PHO patients and healthy controls using HR-pQCT assessment. Besides, serum PGE2, hsCRP and ESR levels were found negatively correlated with total vBMD. Read More