A Study of Bone Microstructure and Bone Strength Using High-Resolution CT Scanning in Adults with Repeat Fractures


About this study

The purpose of this study is to obtain more detailed information about bone structure in adults with repeat bone fractures.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:    

  • Women and men aged 18 – 100 years
  • Repeat fractures
  • Presence of normal or near normal bone mineral density measured by DXA (spine and hip BMD Z-scores (for patients under 50) or T-scores (for patients over 50) above -2.0.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adults lacking ability to give informed consent
  • Women who know they are pregnant.      

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bart Clarke, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Department of Medicine – Clinical Trials Unit

(507) 266-1944


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