Geographic Differences in Bone Mineral Density of Mexican Women

  title={Geographic Differences in Bone Mineral Density of Mexican Women},
  author={Margarita Deleze and Fidencio Cons-Molina and Antonio Rafael Villa and Jorge L Morales-Torres and Jos{\'e} Gerardo Gonz{\'a}lez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Juan Jos{\'e} Calva and Alfonso Murillo and Alya Brice{\~n}o and Javier Orozco and Guadalupe Morales-Franco and H D Pe{\~n}a-Rios and G. Guerrero-Yeo and Eglis Aguirre and Javier Elizondo},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
The aim of this study was to generate standard curves for normal spinal and femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) in Mexican women using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), to analyze geographic differences and to compare these with “Hispanic” reference data to determine its applicability. This was a cross-sectional study of 4460 urban, clinically normal, Mexican women, aged 20–90 years, from 10 different cities in Mexico (5 in the north, 4 in the center and 1 in the southeast) with… CONTINUE READING
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