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Miriam Antoinette Bredella, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-7717
Departments
Radiology

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
Clinical Interests
MR imaging & PET of musculoskeletal neoplasm
Spectroscopy of the musculoskeletal system
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Hamburg School of Medicine
Residency, University of California San Francisco
Board Certifications
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology
Gender
Female
Foreign Languages
German
French
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Fat in organs and blood may increase risk of osteoporosis

Excess fat around the belly has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. A new study by Mass General radiologists has determined that excess liver and muscle fat also may be detrimental to bone.

Radiology Review: 2015

An intensive review of radiology through a series of lectures and case review sessions.

Belly Fat Puts Women at Risk for Osteoporosis

A study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America found that having too much internal abdominal fat may have a damaging effect on bone health.

Growth Hormone Increases Bone Formation in Obese Women

In a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, growth hormone replacement for six months was found to increase bone formation in abdominally obese women.

Men with Belly Fat at Risk for Osteoporosis

Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-7717
Fax: 617-726-5282

Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-7717
Fax: 617-726-5282

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