Predicting clinical discordance of bone mineral density.

@article{Larcos1998PredictingCD,
  title={Predicting clinical discordance of bone mineral density.},
  author={George S Larcos},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={1998},
  volume={73 9},
  pages={824-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify clinical and lifestyle factors that may predict clinical discordance of bone mineral density (BMD) in otherwise healthy perimenopausal and postmenopausal women referred for bone densitometry. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data from 304 white women referred for bone densitometry were retrospectively reviewed in order to determine predictors of BMD status at the lumbar spine, femoral neck, and distal radius. In addition, a cross-validation study in a further independent sample of… CONTINUE READING