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What does pQCT stand for?

pQCT stands for Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (bone density test measuring the wrist)

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The advent of peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT), a three-dimensional measurement technique, has revealed that BMD loss differs at trabecular bone sites of the distal and proximal epiphyses [20] and that bone loss at diaphyseal sites occurs as a result of cortical wall thinning, not by decline of BMD [13,20].