Daniel Jiménez-Mendoza

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Bones are the support of the body. They are composed of many inorganic compounds and other organic materials that all together can be used to determine the mineral density of the bones. The bone mineral density is a measure index that is widely used as an indicator of the health of the bone. A typical manner to evaluate the quality of the bone is a(More)
INTRODUCTION During menopause there is weight gain and a decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) that has been related with periodontal disease (incidence between 5-30%); therefore, it is essential to assess the risk factors related with anthropometry and BMD. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI), skeletal composition, waist(More)
Bone mineral density is an indication of the bone’s health and it can be determined by using single or dual x-ray systems. However, the development of standardized methodologies using single x-ray is important because it permits the study of mineral density in other body’s regions that could help to detect earlier problems associated with bone diseases. In(More)
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