Comparison of cross-sectional and longitudinal measurements of age-related changes in bone mineral content.


Age-related, postmenopausal bone loss was examined among a cohort of Japanese-American women living in Hawaii. None of the women were using estrogens or thiazides. Cross-sectional and longitudinal measurements of bone mineral content were compared at the calcaneus, the proximal radius, and the distal radius. Cross-sectional measurements were also available… (More)


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