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In peripheral quantitative computed tomography scans of the calf muscles, segmentation of muscles from subcutaneous fat is challenged by muscle fat infiltration. Threshold-based edge detection segmentation by manufacturer software fails when muscle boundaries are not smooth. This study compared the test-retest precision error for muscle-fat segmentation(More)
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional cohort study. To describe: (1) the prevalence of suboptimal 25-hydroxyvitamin D status (serum 25(OH)D <75 nmol l(-1)) and to identify correlates of vitamin D deficiency; (2) the prevalence of secondary hyperparathyroidism (serum intact parathyroid hormone (PTH)>7.0 pmol l(-1)); and (3) the relationships between serum PTH and(More)
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