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Abstract #1405

Lipidic Profile of Bone Marrow in Peripheral Skeleton Sites Assessed by 1H-MRSpectroscopy: Looking for Instrumental Biomarkers of Osteoporosis.

Giulia Di Pietro1, 2, Vincenzo Vinicola3, Guglielmo Manenti4, Mauro Rebuzzi2, Gisela Hagberg5, Salvatore Masala4, Giovanni Simonetti4, Marco Bozzali5, Silvia Capuani2, 6

1IIT@Sapienza, Physics Department, Rome, Italy; 2 Sapienza University of Rome, Physics Department, Rome, Italy; 3Rehabilitation Hospital IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy; 4Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; 5Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy; 6CNR IPCF UOS Roma, Physics Department, Rome, Italy

Lipidic profile of bone marrow was investigated, using 1H-MRS at 3T, in the calcaneus and the femoral neck of postmenopausal healthy , osteopenic and osteoporotic women.