Establishment of peak bone mineral density in Southern Chinese males and its comparisons with other males from different regions of China


Peak bone mineral density (PBMD) is an important determinant of osteoporotic fracture and a precondition for correct diagnosis of osteoporosis. The objective of this study was to establish the reference data of PBMD at the lumber spine and hip in Southern Chinese males. Bone mineral density (BMD) was measured at the lumbar spine and hip (femoral neck… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00774-006-0737-5

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