Bone marrow fat content in the elderly: a reversal of sex difference seen in younger subjects.

@article{Griffith2012BoneMF,
  title={Bone marrow fat content in the elderly: a reversal of sex difference seen in younger subjects.},
  author={James F. Griffith and David K. W. Yeung and Heather Ting Ma and Jason Chi Shun Leung and Timothy C. Y. Kwok and Ping-chung Leung},
  journal={Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={225-30}
}
PURPOSE To investigate vertebral bone marrow fat content in elderly subjects related to sex, age, and bone mineral density (BMD) and relate these findings to published data in younger subjects. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 259 healthy subjects (145 females, 114 males; age range, 62-90 years) underwent proton ((1) H) MR spectroscopy of L3 vertebral body and BMD of the lumbar spine with results stratified according to age. Ninety age- and BMD-matched subjects were selected to determine sex… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…