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Abstract #5114

Subregional variation in proximal femoral bone marrow fat composition assessed at 3T

Dimitri MARTEL1, Benjamin LEPORQ2, Mary BRUNO1, Sean BOONE1, and Gregory CHANG1

1Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, Bernard and Irene Schwartz Center for Biomedical Imaging, New York City, NY, United States, 2Université de Lyon; CREATIS CNRS UMR 5220, Inserm U1206, INSA-Lyon, UCBL Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France

Recent studies have shown skeletal variation of bone marrow adipose tissue (bMAT) and its role in bone remodeling. Our aim was to assess the variation in bMAT composition in five regions within the proximal femur in both controls and OP patients using a chemical shift encoded (CSE) imaging technique.

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